Are you ready to change the future of healthcare?

MedHacks brings together the nation’s brightest technologists, scientists, healthcare professionals and engineers to come up with creative solutions to the most fundamental of all human concerns - health. During the 36 hour event, students will engage in exciting ideation, hacking, and pitching sessions. They will interact with accomplished mentors and innovative companies from the healthcare, tech, and business fields, and compete cash prizes- some sponsored by the biggest names in industry

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Eligibility

If you applied to MedHacks, recieved an offer to attend, and confirmed your attendance, you are eligible to attend MedHacks. High school students from the Baltimore area, undergraduates, graduates, and professionals are all welcome to attend. If you attended and hacked at MedHacks, you are eligible to make a submission. 

 

How to enter

Be sure to check out the information packet emailed out to registered hackers for all the details!

Judges

Lance Black, MD

Lance Black, MD
Texas Medical Center, BioDesign

Landon King

Landon King
Exec Vice Dean, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Patricia Davidson

Patricia Davidson
Dean, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Jeff Keating

Jeff Keating
SVP of Engineering of Healthcare and Education, Elsevier

Anthony D. So

Anthony D. So
Professor of the Practice and Founding Director of the Innovation+Design Enabling Access (IDEA)

Judging Criteria

  • Relevance to Track
    Projects will be judged on alignment to the submitted track's theme
  • Technical Difficulty
    Projects will be judged based on their achievement in surmounting real technical challenges
  • Utility
    Projects will be judged on their practicality in implementation to solve real medical issues
  • Innovation
    Projects will be judged based on their novelty and potential to disrupt the medical field.