Team projects

Eight teams were formed at Elsevier Hacks, each of which contained at least one medical student and one developer. Everyone worked tirelessly for 48 hours building prototypes to solve challenges in medical education.

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PATIENT X

A realistic and safe simulation of a patient case that allows students to practice clinical reasoning and receive feedback, enabling them to improve their diagnostic process in an early stage.

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Team members:

  • Alice Leung, Medical Student, Australia
  • Alvaro Carmona, Medical Student, Spain
  • Eliza van Wulfften Palthe, Medical Student, The Netherlands
  • Timon van Spronsen, Developer
  • Natthawut Adulyanukosol, Developer

PatientX team


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DR. YOU

An interactive game that uses competitive gamification to hone students' clinical knowledge and decision- making skills by providing succinct real-life scenarios for students to complete.

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Team members:

  • Fiona Johnston, Medical Student, Australia
  • Anne-Marie Kladny, Medical Student, Germany
  • Yen Yi Lee, Medical Student, UK
  • Renan Nabak, Medical Student, Brazil
  • Ahmed Bassiouny, Developer
  • Jyrki Turunen, Designer

Dr. You Team


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POWERCARDS

A toolset that will enable medical students to fluidly translate any content, whether it be a lecture presentation, a textbook, a photo, sound, video, or even 3D models into a dynamic study resource.

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Team members:

  • Nathan Ratner, Medical Student, USA
  • Abhishek Gannu, Medical Student, India
  • Pawel Niechoda, Developer
  • Charlese Saballe, Designer
  • Miika Hakala, Designer
  • Péter Ivanics, Developer

Powercards Team


MEBO

An app that retrieves practical clinical content (i.e. drug doses) at point of care from Wikipedia and other content providers via a chat bot giving students fast hand-free access to information they need when they need it.

Team members:

  • Alexis Guédon, Medical Student, France
  • Xie Qin, Medical Student, China
  • Flip van Haaren, Developer
  • Lina Hayek, Designer

PatientX team


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SCANKNOW

An app that works in collaboration with a publisher to make available additional content by placing QR codes in key areas of medical books. Students scan a QR code and immediately access videos, tests and other additional content to enhance the learning experience.

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Team members:

  • Victor Sanna, Medical Student, Venezuela
  • Demetrio Augustín Rodríguez Fajardo, Medical Student, Mexico
  • Jose Suarez Vargas, Developer
  • Selvarajah Mayura, Developer

Dr. You Team


FORESIGHT

An app that uses chat bot technology and evidence based content to prepare medical students for clinical learning situations by providing them with relevant information sourced from published papers, hospital data or crowd sourced from fellow students. It recommends material most relevant based on the student’s hospital.

Team members:

  • Mao Fong Lim, Medical Student, UK
  • Roshit Bothara, Medical Student, New Zealand
  • Basil Badwan, Medical Student, Jordan
  • Fiyin Soyoye, Developer
  • Vija Krishna Chalamalasetty, Developer
  • Tiina Lehtonen, Designer

Powercards Team


RECAP ME

An app that brings relevant peer generated summary content to help medical students absorb highly complex and fact-intensive content.

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Team members:

  • Saloni Kapoor, Medical Student, India
  • Abdallah Ayyoub, Medical Student, Jordan
  • Mesbahul Islam, Developer

Dr. You Team


TOP JUNIOR DOCTOR

A diagnosis support app aimed at recently qualified junior doctors that gives on treatments and also suggests when they should seek help from senior clinicians.

Team members:

  • Antti Mauno, Medical Student, Finland
  • Perttu Lähteenlahti, Developer
  • Jaana Diakite, Designer
  • Hannele Piitulainen, Designer

PatientX team


When Faculty Hack

Two faculty members, together with product and technology specialists from Elsevier, took part in an experimental team that came together to create a solution for a challenge medical faculty face. Meeting for the first time at the event, they worked alongside the student teams following the same process of ideating, validating, testing and even pitching to and being questioned by the judges.

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CURRICULIGHTS

A solution utilising Natural Language processing that allows the analysis of the disparate curriculum modules against a common framework and therefore facilitating the analysis and re-modelling of the curriculum.

Team members:

  • Alisdair Smithies, TEL Innovation Officer, University of Leeds
  • Mieke Latijnhouwers, Assessment Advisor, Radboud University Medical Centre
  • Eric Brown, Senior Director Software Engineering, Elsevier
  • David Game, Digital Product Director, Elsevier
  • Kavin Wadhar, Commercial Director, Elsevier

Curriculights team members presenting their prototype