Semester kickoff InSimu Diagnostic Competition at the Medical School

21 September 2022

The University of Pécs Medical School and the medical education software company, InSimu, are kicking off the new semester with an exciting online diagnostic competition. Teams of 2-3 can test their diagnostic solving abilities through virtual patient scenarios in the InSimu application.

InSimu is an interactive educational platform that provides access to more than 7400 clinical scenarios. It aims to supplement and enhance classroom and case-based education, and broaden students’ clinical experience with patients. Students of the Medical School have already proven their skills by diagnosing more than 16,000 patients successfully on InSimu.

The University of Pécs Medical School  and InSimu are inviting both students and educators to participate in an exciting diagnostic challenge. The InSimu Diagnostic Competition 2022, held on 30th September, will provide a gamified learning environment for students to test their diagnostic skills and practice clinical problem-solving in teams.

Students have to diagnose 5 virtual patients using the most cost and time-efficient diagnostic route on INSIMU. To spice up the challenge, students have to cope with the added time pressure: they will have 40 minutes to decide on the most relevant clinical examinations, evaluate the results, and finally, establish  the correct diagnoses.

Date and place: September 30, Friday at 15:30 on Zoom

Agenda of the event:

  • Dr. László Czopf, Vice-Dean for Education
  • Introduction to the InSimu platform and the rules of the competition
  • Diagnostic competition for the students / Group discussion for the educators
  • Awards ceremony

The faculty will award the best-performing teams with special prizes:

  • 1st place: Media Markt Voucher of 45,000 HUF
  • 2nd place: Media Markt Voucher of 30,000 HUF
  • 3rd place: Media Markt Voucher of 20,000 HUF

Who can join the competition?

We are inviting all Hungarian and international medical students of the Medical School, regardless of the year of study. While students are trying to establish the correct diagnosis, educators can analyze specific cases and discuss how to implement them into teaching.

Registration and further information about the competition:

Make sure you register on Zoom as well:

How to practice for the competition?

We advise you to activate the faculty’s InSimu license by following the instructions here, so you can unlock the full feature set of the application.

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