Chief Medical Resident Dr. Julia Vermylen (right) critiques interns during an "intern boot camp," held at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital in June. Stacy Thacker/AP hide caption

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Circle of 6 was born out of the 2011 "Apps Against Abuse" challenge, a partnership between the Office of the Vice President, Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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At East Bay School for Boys, sometimes the sparks of inspiration result in, well, actual sparks. Courtesy East Bay School for Boys hide caption

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