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2019 Healthcare Hackathon

2018 Hackathon winners, "BearGenes"; an application that would house educational videos and tools that provide reputable information about genetic disorders and genetic testing. 
We want your ideas for medical or public health software applications. Sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSICN), a partnership between Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University (GW), we are hosting a half-day hackathon on Friday, 29 March 2019. The purpose of the hackathon is to develop the requirements and prototype user interface for medical or public health software applications.
Our first step is to select up to 10 ideas submitted from our Children’s National and GW community. There is no restriction on submission, but it should be an idea that could lead to a useful medical or public health software application. It can be extremely generic or highly specialized. Potential areas of interest include (but are not limited to) self-care, medical wellness, exercise physiology, clinical applications, public health, etc. 
Idea submission will close 4 JAN 2019, so put on your thinking caps and consult with your colleagues. To submit your app idea, fill out the simple form at
We will select the 10 most promising ideas from all applications for further development at the hackathon. Winners will be announced on 16 January 2019 and are required to attend the workshop where the best app will be given nominal funding for the development of their prototype.
Questions? Contact Sara Alyamani