WHAT IS A HEALTH HACKATHON?
A health hackathon is a fast-paced competitive event that brings together students, engineers, physicians, software developers, and field experts to develop innovative and impactful solutions to several key identified healthcare issues within a weekend.
IS THERE A COST TO PARTICIPATE?
It's Free to participate!
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
We are encouraging a wide range of participants including undergraduate and graduate students, programmers, developers, designers, clinicians, patient advocates, researchers and entrepreneurs. The success of a health hackathon depends heavily on a good mix of people with medical and technological expertise.
SPACE IS LIMITED so apply as soon as possible!
Employees and full-time faculty of UC San Diego Health, UCI Health, and Rady Children's are not eligible for cash prizes, but may participate as a mentor or volunteer by contacting
WHEN IS IT?
Saturday March 4th 2017 & Sunday March 5th, 2017
IS THERE A MAX TEAM SIZE?
A max of 5 people on a team.
WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE A TEAM OR AN IDEA?
No problem! You can find a team once you arrive. Many hackers arrive as individuals or pairs. You will often find inspiration for ideas at the hackathon and link up with individuals there who share your passions for innovation.
IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT TO PARTICIPATE?
Yes. Participants must be at least 18 years of age or older.
We reserve the right to ask for ID to verify minimum age requirement is being met.
WHERE IS THE EVENT BEING HELD?
On campus at the University of California San Diego - the Medical Education-Telemedicine (MET) Building within the School of Medicine.
IS THERE REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRAVEL?
No, we do not offer any reimbursement for travel expenses.