Title

Gamification in Radiology Training Module Developed During the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine Annual Meeting Hackathon

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2-15-2022

Journal

Journal of digital imaging

DOI

10.1007/s10278-022-00603-0

Keywords

Informatics; Internship and residency; Medical Education; Radiology

Abstract

The purpose of this manuscript is to report our experience in the 2021 SIIM Virtual Hackathon, where we developed a proof-of-concept of a radiology training module with elements of gamification. In the 50 h allotted in the hackathon, we proposed an idea, connected with colleagues from five different countries, and completed an operational proof-of-concept, which was demonstrated live at the hackathon showcase, competing with eight other teams. Our prototype involved participants annotating publicly available chest radiographs of patients with tuberculosis. We showed how we could give experience points to trainees based on annotation precision compared to ground truth radiologists' annotation, ranked in a live leaderboard. We believe that gamification elements could provide an engaging solution for radiology education. Our project was awarded first place out of eight participating hackathon teams.

Department

Radiology

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