2024-01-15: Academy & Professional Development Team Meeting

This team is on fire! :fire: :fire: :fire:

Coming off of our first online Fundamentals Academy, getting ready for O3 Jumpstart & GSoC 2024… There is so much happening when it comes to professional development at OpenMRS.

We have three main agenda items for Monday’s call:

  • Final debrief of OMRS Fundamentals Academy
  • Priorities & action items for January/February/March Academy & PD activities
  • GSoC 2024: Admins, timelines, responsibilities

Who: Anyone who is interested in planning and organizing OpenMRS Academy events and mentorship programs. @suubi7 @wodpachua @jonathan @antoniomacheve @marinachichava @jayasanka @dennis @dkayiwa @grace @jamlung @ibacher @vasharma05 @ball @piumal1999 @jensj

When: Monday, January 15 at 7:30pm IST | 5pm Nairobi | 4pm Cape Town | 2pm UTC| 9am Boston | 6am Seattle

Where: Launch Meeting - Zoom


:tada::fire: A Heartfelt Thank You ! :fire::tada:

Thrilled to express deepest gratitude to each and every one of you who made the 2024 OpenMRS Academies an outstanding success! Your passion, dedication, and unwavering support have truly set our community on fire, and we couldn’t be more excited about the incredible momentum we’re building together.

OMRS Fundamentals Academy. The recent online Fundamentals Academy was a monumental achievement, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the active participation and enthusiasm of our community members. Your engagement, insightful contributions, and commitment to learning have laid the foundation for the continued success of OpenMRS.

O3 Jumpstart Academy: To each participant who attended the O3 Jumpstart Academy, your eagerness to dive into the O3 platform and explore its potential has been truly inspiring. Your active participation has not only enriched your own learning experience but has also contributed to the collaborative spirit of our community.

The O3 Jumpstart Academy thrived on the spirit of collaboration, and appreciation for the valuable contributions each participant made. Your insights, questions, and shared experiences have created a vibrant learning environment that fosters growth and innovation.

To all our facilitators your role during the Fundamentals Academy and O3 Jumpstart Academy was nothing short of exceptional. Your ability to guide participants through complex concepts, answer questions patiently, and create an inclusive learning environment has not only enriched the experiences of our community members but has also set the standard for excellence.

GSoC 2024: Admins, Timelines, Responsibilities: Thrilled to announce the much-anticipated arrival of GSoC 2024! As we ride the wave of enthusiasm generated by our educational initiatives, we now turn our attention to the exciting opportunities that GSoC presents. The flame of success from our Academies now passes on to GSoC 2024, where we invite the entire community to contribute their creativity and expertise. It’s the next chapter in our journey, offering a platform for innovation, collaboration, and the chance to make a real impact on healthcare solutions.

Calling upon the brilliance of our community to propose compelling project titles for GSoC 2024. Your creativity knows no bounds, and we believe that your project ideas will shape the future of OpenMRS. @jayasanka

To Our Amazing Participants and Organizers for the academy @wodpachua @jonathan @antoniomacheve @marinachichava @jayasanka @dennis @dkayiwa @grace @jamlung @ibacher @vasharma05 @ball @piumal1999 @jennifer @grace @edison @vasharma05 @erica your names are etched in the success story of OpenMRS Academies, and we express our sincere appreciation for your hard work, passion, and commitment.