Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition Overview:

This annual event hosted by Wisconsin AHEC invites students from any Wisconsin college/university to compete in a case competition, and prove you’ve got the knowledge and skills that employers are seeking in up-and-coming health professionals!

Teams will have two months to work together on a case study and submit their entry prior to the competition event. Each team will conduct an analysis of interprofessional efforts during the care of a patient/client. At the end of the process, your team will present your findings to a panel of judges representing various disciplines in the community of Wisconsin’s healthcare professionals.

Team APPLICATIONS click here:

Individual APPLICATION click here:

Eligibility:

  • Health professions students from any degree or discipline may compete.
  • Create a team of 4-5 students, with at least three different degrees/professions represented. Or apply as an individual to be placed on an Interprofessional team.
  • Applications are accepted online beginning September 1, 2019.
  • Deadline to apply is October 18 unless all regions are filled sooner.
  • Each team member will pay a $35 registration fee.

Benefits of participating in the IP Healthcare Case Competition:

  • Refine your research and writing skills.
  • Participate in an interprofessional health care team experience.
  • Prepare yourself for professional practice.
  • Gain a competitive edge in job hunting; during interviews; many employers are seeking evidence of interprofessional teamwork skills.
  • Academic credit / course requirements may be possible to fulfill.
  • Many networking opportunities with healthcare professionals.

This extra-curricular learning event requires students from different health disciplines to form Interprofessional teams to learn about, with, and from each other by analyzing a complicated fictitious health care case study. Teams present their case analysis and recommendations to a panel of judges staffed by leaders from academic institutions and health provider organizations.

  • Teams will work together for two months (October – December), and submit their entry prior to the competition event. Each team will conduct an analysis of Interprofessional efforts during the care of a patient/client.
  • At the end of the process, your team will present your findings to a panel of judges representing various disciplines in the community of Wisconsin’s healthcare professionals.
  • Teams will travel to Wisconsin Dells to present their case in January.
  • Cash prizes will be awarded to winning teams.

2018/2019 Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition:

Student Handbook/Rule book

Student Participation, Liability & Media Release Forms

2018 Interprofessional Case Competition Winners: 

First Place Team: Adam Koopmann, Elizabeth Bajczyk, Katie Pellino & Alexandra Restaino

Second Place Team: : Delaney Cairns, Sarah Kohn, Henry Thompson and David Scott

 

 

 

 

Third Place Team: : Debra Ledin, Sarah Lowe, Jamie Zar, Kari Williams and Angela Berg