Northeast Global Surgery Hackathon


Tufts University School of Medicine
145 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111
United States

Friday, 20 September 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, 22 September 2019 - 12:30pm

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This year’s Northeast Global Surgery Hackathon will be held at Tufts University School of Medicine at 145 Harrison Ave, Boston!

Come collaborate with global surgeons, anesthesiologists, obstetricians, NGOs, industry, and students to develop solutions to key issues impacting safe and effective surgical care across the globe!

The schedule is as followed:

Friday 9/20, 6–11pm:
Keynote presentation by Dr. Gregory Peck, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Rutgers Robert Woods Johnson Medical School. Pitch presentations by various physicians and professionals in global surgery will introduce problems in the field of global surgery that prevent timely and effective care.

Saturday 9/21, 8am-10pm:
Teams will break up and work on developing their solution to their assigned issue.

Sunday 9/22, 8am-12:30pm:
Each team will present their solution to a panel of judges, with the top 3 teams receiving awards!

Food and coffee will be provided and tickets are only $10!! You can register for the event here:

Co-hosted by the Global Surgery Student Alliance (GSSA) chapters at Tufts University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Yale University School of Medicine.

Sponsored by: Tufts Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery, The Program in Global Surgery and Social Change - The PGSSC, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Departments of Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.

Check out last year’s event to learn more