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The Original HealthCampMd is here: HealthCampMd2008 


HealthCampMd will be held in Owings Mills, MD on Friday June 19, 2009.


This event is part of an international HealthCamp Day. A parallel events is taking place in London, UK.


A wiki for the event has been created at http://www.socialtext.net/md09


Friday June 19, 2009 


Rocklands Center,

Owings Mills Campus

Stevenson University

10945 Boulevard Circle

Owings Mills, MD 21117-7804


08:30am Breakfast and Registration

09:00am Opening Remarks and Thanks to Sponsors

09:15am Introduction to HealthCamp

09:30am Define the Agenda

10:00am Session 1 -

11:00am Live Video Link up with HealthCampUK -

12:00pm Lunch Break

01:00pm Session 3 - Track 1 / 2 / 3

02:00pm Session 4 - Track 1 / 2 / 3

03:00pm Session 5 - Track 1 / 2 / 3

04:00pm Session 6 - Track 1 / 2 / 3

05:00pm HealthCamp adjourns (You are welcome to continue discussions at a local hostelry or cafe!)



Sponsors are being sought to provide Breakfast and Lunch. 


Mark Scrimshire, mscrimshire AT gmail DOT com, Twitter: @ekivemark

Addy Naik, aditya DOT naik AT rhsmith DOT umd DOT com. Twitter: @adityanaik



To date, HealthCamps have been very successful because of the strength of the volunteers who have helped to make them happen. If you would like to volunteer to help HealthCampMd, we are looking for volunteers to:

  1. Help to run the registration desk (one or two hour shifts)
  2. Serve as information guides in the lobby and on the conference floor (one or two hour shifts)
  3. Manage the session schedule at the conference, aka be the "schedule jockey" (one or two hour shifts)
  4. Design the HealthCampMd website (running on Word Press)
  5. Create content for the HealthCampMd website. (Running a session? Add your title or background info directly on the blog.)
  6. Spread the word. (Looking for people who can publicize this event via their personal and professional networks.)


Please Volunteer and add yourself.


Participants (aka Campers)

Event Registration is being handled by Eventbrite, click here to register and see the list of attendees. (http://healthcampmd.eventbrite.com)


Add information about Sessions you would like to see at HealthCampMd here:

  • Healthcare social networks
  • Patient self-measuring and self-intervening
  • Cool tech tools for quick, useful information extraction from genome browsers, protein databases, etc.
  • What can the lay individual do to hasten personalized medicine?
  • Approaching employers/insurance companies with incentives for good behavior programs
  • What is interesting and possible with diybio hacking? 
  • codifying ODLs (Observations of Daily Living) in PHJs (Personal Health Journals) to enahance consumer/clinician communication