GSoC 2018 - Call for mentors

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(Daniel Futerman) #1

With GSoC 2018 kicking off soon, OpenMRS is looking to fill the following primary and backup mentor positions for this year’s GSoC projects:

Participating in GSoC can be a rewarding experience for both students and mentors alike. If you’re willing to sign up as a mentor to fill one (or more) of these spots, please comment below.

For more information on project timelines and expectations for primary and backup mentors, please check the OpenMRS GSoC 2018 wiki page or the GSoC Mentor Guide.


  • 12-27 March: Student Application Period
  • 14 May - 6 August: Coding
  • 11-15 June: Mentors and students submit Phase I evaluations
  • 9-13 July: Mentors and students submit Phase II evaluations
  • 6 August: “Pencils down” date
  • 14-21 August: Mentors final evaluations

(Daniel Futerman) #2

cc/ @emekaaliu @wyclif @maurya @sunveer50732 @avijitghosh82 @larslemos @maany @eudson @sara @carina @akshika47 @sgrannis @mseaton @bholagabbar @ssmusoke @k.joseph - having mentored GSoC in previous years, any interest/availability in filling one (or more) of these mentor spots for GSoC 218?

(Owais Hussain) #3

Assalamu alaekum @maimoonak @omarahmed1 @tahira @rabbia.hassan @nvd @ahmed14, I believe some of you are already working on some module development. Wondering if you guys would be interested in mentoring in OpenMRS.

(Avijit Ghosh) #4

I’ll be a bit busy this Summer, but I’m willing to be a backup mentor for the Android Project. @shivtej @defcon any of you being primary mentor this year?

(Shivang Nagaria) #5

No problem, I’ll be the primary mentor this year.

(Avijit Ghosh) #6

Perfect! Do edit the document on both of our behalf, you already know my email ID for the official registration purposes.

Tagging @harsha89 (as per the discussion we had on chat)

(Muhammad Ahmed Memon) #7


I am interested in working as backup mentor.

(Daniel Futerman) #8

Hi @ahmed14, thanks for volunteering! There are still open spaces on the following projects, if you’d like to choose one:

(Muhammad Ahmed Memon) #9


i think Attachments Module Enhancements is a good option.

(Aaron Aliu) #10

Hello i may consider working as a backup Mentor ffor * OAuth module enhancements and SMART apps support - backup mentor this year though may currently having rush hours with the project at PATH

(Suthagar Kailayapathy) #11

Hi @emekaaliu, This thread used for GSoC 2018. Still we haven’t any announcement for mentor recruiting to GSoC 2019 - OpenMRS.

Please keep watching for the announcement :grin: