Local Case Competition

Congratulations to the 2021 Local CLARION Winners!

  • First Place:
    Karen Chen (Public Health), Jessica Klitzke (Pharmacy), Marissa Sandkuhler (Healthcare Administration)
  • Second Place:
    Lien Phung
    (Medicine), Cherise Sindberg (Nursing), Jessica Vattiprolu (Healthcare Administration)
  • Third Place:
    Kortni Cloud (Health Services Management), Alyssa Kong (Nursing), Clarice Martell (Public Health), Nea Moyer (Medicine)

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All health professional students at the University of Minnesota are eligible to participate. CLARION 2022 registration is not yet open. 

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Important Dates

CLARION 2022 timeline will be announced soon. Here is our timeline from 2021 for reference: 

  • Information session: November 2020
    • Location: Mayo 3-100
  • Registration opens: October 2020
  • Registration deadline: January 2021
  • Local case competition orientation: February 2021
  • Case and guidebook released: February 6, 2021
  • Competition date: February 27, 2021

The case will be released in February 6, 2021.

Participant Information

Registered teams will receive a Case Competition Guidebook, which includes:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Roles for students and advisors
  • Team definitions
  • Judging criteria
  • Contact information for additional questions
  • Technical assistance for team development

Once registration is closed, four-person teams will be randomly assigned. Team adjustments may be made in order to ensure each competing team represents at least two professions. Team assignments will be shared at the local case competition retreat (more information below). Requests to be on a team with specific people are not accepted.

Mandatory Local Case Competition Retreat


  • Team Assignments
  • Receive Case and Guidebook
  • Review competition rules 
  • Hear from former participants 

*ALL registered University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Rochester, and Duluth students MUST attend. If you cannot make the retreat but wish to participate in the case competition, you must contact us in advance and exceptions may be made on a case by case basis and a make-up session is required.*

Please email [email protected] with questions

Local Competition Award Information

  • 1st place (shared award): $3,000
  • 2nd place (shared award): $2,000
  • 3rd place  (shared award): $1,000

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