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Challenge: Stanford Medicine X | Symplur Signals Research Challenge

Stanford Medicine X and Symplur are pleased to announce a joint initiative designed to spark scholarly research activity in healthcare social media. The Stanford Medicine X | Symplur Signals Research Challenge seeks to engage all healthcare stakeholders in healthcare social media research. What is the Stanford Medicine X | Symplur Signals Research Challenge? The idea is simple, use Symplur Signals to address one of three questions. If selected, you will go on to research, analyze, and report on your findings with the hopes of presenting to the Medicine X community in September. The possibilities, however, are endless. We know the Medicine X community is one of the most diverse in all of healthcare, and that’s why this challenge is open to all stakeholders: students, patients, caregivers, physicians, researchers, technologists – everyone. If you want to truly understand the makeup of a healthcare community, this is your chance. If you are a physician in pursuit of the conversations that genuinely matter among patients, this is your chance. If you think the medical education community could learn from the online patient community, this is your chance.

Application Information

All of the details of the Stanford Medicine X | Symplur Signals Research Challenge, including the application, can be found at:

Prize Details

The winning submission will receive, among other rewards: (o) An opportunity to present their research on the main stage of Medicine X | Ed or Medicine X | Stanford. (o) PLoS ONE submission of their work with publication fees covered by Stanford Medicine X. (o) Access to Symplur Signals research platform for 1 year.

Application Deadline: 7-05-2015

Challenge subject(s)
Healthcare & Medical Sciences
Healthcare, Interdiscplinary
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