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Project Challenges



Access to Care With

Medication Adherence With


Patient Safety and Quality With




Descriptions Coming Soon!




Prizes Coming Soon!


Featured Speakers

Benjamin Todd Jealous is a community organizer, a graduate of Columbia University and a Rhodes Scholar. Ben served as the youngest President and CEO of the NAACP. Ben is currently a partner at Kapor Capital, an investment firm that invests in progressive social change. He is a Visiting Professor at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and a candidate for Governor of Maryland.

Dr. Peter Pronovost is the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. He is a world leader in the field of medicine, as a practicing critical care physician and a prolific researcher, with over 800 publications and numerous scientific accolades. His work in leveraging checklists to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections has improved patient safety throughout the world, saving thousands of lives and earning him a spot in TIME's 100 most influential people in the world and a coveted MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” in 2008.


Schedule


Friday, September 8th
                  Time
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:45pm
9:30pm
Event                  
Registration opens!
Opening Ceremony
Breakout pitching sessions
Teams form & Hacking begins
Saturday, September 9th
                  Time
All Day
Event                  
Teams hack

Workshops announced later

Sunday, September 10th
                  Time
11:00am
2:00pm
3:00pm
Event                  
Preliminary Round of Judging
Final Round of Judging
Closing/Award Ceremony


*Meals served throughout weekend, time TBD