Would you be more comfortable having a robot or a human perform surgery on you? Why or why not?

Erin Deleissegues
Fourth-year, Stevenson
History of art and visual culture

“Human. Humans have human nature and compassion for their patients, but a robot doesn’t have any human nature or compassion, and they aren’t relatable to humans.”

Dante Ball
First-year, Oakes

“A human, because robots are new and I don’t trust them.”

John Collins
Fourth-year, Crown

“If a robot could do it, I wouldn’t care. I would trust a robot if it was designed by humans, and tested and known to work.”

Jennifer Moore
Third-year, Oakes
Molecular, cell and developmental biology

“It would depend on what type of surgery.”