Responsible AI for Safe and Equitable Health

Our Mission

Artificial intelligence stands to revolutionize health and medicine—from advancing drug discovery to personalizing patient care. As AI innovation keeps accelerating, we must act now to ensure it advances with intention and purpose.

RAISE-Health is a joint initiative between Stanford Medicine and the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) to guide the responsible use of AI across biomedical research, education, and patient care.

Our Focus

Establishing a go-to platform for AI resources, insights, and more

Defining a structured framework for ethical health AI standards and safeguards

Convening multidisciplinary innovators, experts, and stakeholder groups

Our Leadership

Executive Sponsors

Lloyd Minor, MD

Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean,
Stanford University School of Medicine

Fei-Fei Li, PHD

Co-Director, Stanford Institute
for Human-Centered Artificial
Intelligence (HAI)


News Center

Stanford Medicine and Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence announce RAISE-Health

Responsible AI for Safe and Equitable Health will address ethical and safety issues in AI innovation, define standards for the field, and convene experts on the topic.


How AI Could Transform Mental Health Care

Artificial intelligence is being put to work across various fields in the hopes that it can solve some of our most pressing problems. Among them: a growing demand for mental health services and a shortage of providers. Researchers say the technology has the potential to vastly improve patient access, lighten therapist workloads and combat disparities


Creation and Adoption of Large Language Models in Medicine

This special communication discusses whether large language models (LLMs) are being trained with the right kind of self-supervision and if the purported value propositions of using LLMs in medicine are being verified.


How hospitals are using A.I. to fight doctor burnout

Hospitals are looking at ways to leverage artificial intelligence to cut down on administrative tasks which contribute to burnout for nurses and doctors.


5 questions for Stanford’s Lloyd B. Minor

How the next wave of technology is upending the global economy and its power structures

Financial Times

Should the AI Doctor See You Now?

Healthcare needs a productivity revolution but not at the expense of patient privacy and safety

San Jose Mercury News

Nothing Artificial About The Future Of AI But Who Decides Its Intelligent Use In Healthcare?

With the recent public launch of large language model chatbots like ChatGPT, the buzz around how the health care industry can best make use of artificial intelligence is reaching a crescendo.

Modern Healthcare

Can academic medical centers compete in the AI arms race?

Tech leaders at academic medical centers say the private sector's dominance of AI talent is concerning.

CBS News

AI in medicine: Navigating ethical & safety issues

Stanford Medicine launched a new initiative called RAISE-Health, aimed at keeping advances of artificial intelligence in check. CBS News Bay Area's Anne Makovec asks the Dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, Lloyd Minor, MD, about some of the biggest concerns of the use of AI in medicine, and how it could revolutionize health care


Medical professionals express AI concerns

Artificial intelligence is developing fast, as well as concerns about it. Right now, there's so many ethical questions about the role AI plays in medical care. Today Stanford Medicine made a big announcement about a tool they hope will address some of them.

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RAISE-Health invites collaborators across fields to join us in our mission. Whether you’re a student, patient, clinician, scientist, educator, technologist, or anyone with an active interest in this space – we want to hear from you. Sign up here to receive regular updates from RAISE-Health about upcoming events, breakthrough research, and ways to get involved.