National Case Competition

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The National CLARION Case Competition 2023 registration opening date is TBD. 

The 2023 registration fee is TBD. Payment is not due at the time of registration. After you complete the registration, we will follow up with you regarding payment methods. 


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Important Dates

The National CLARION Case Competition 2023 timeline is listed below.

  • Registration opens: TBD
  • Registration deadline: TBD
  • Case and guidebook released: TBD
  • Competition date: April 14-15, 2022

The case will be released: TBD

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.

Competition Style

The format of the CLARION National Case Competition 2023 is TBD. Please check back for future updates. 

National Competition Award Information

  • 1st place (shared award): $7,500
  • 2nd place (shared award): $5,000
  • 3rd place  (shared award): $2,500

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Team Composition and Rules

Four students per team ~ no more than two students from the same profession.

Each institution participating is only allowed to send one team.

Must represent at least two different health professions (see examples below) and no more than 2 of the same professions on each team:

  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Public Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

*If you have a prior health professional degree, you are able to participate. However, you are only representing the current program you are enrolled in (e.g., A nurse completing a Master of Public Health would represent Public Health, not nursing) 

Participants must be full-time students at the institution they represent. Please note: Full-time students who are also employed in professional leadership positions are not eligible to compete. Exceptions will be reviewed by the CLARION Executive Board on an individual basis.

Participants may only compete once (applies to both local and national competitions). Teams must be comprised of new participants annually. National participants can send only one team to the competition.

Local retreat attendance is mandatory for every team member on the University of Minnesota campuses. We recommend that each University host their own retreat to support participating students from your institution.  If you would like general information on how the U of M hosts this event please contact the CLARION Board at [email protected].

Team members will share the entire prize as listed.

Congratulations to the 2022 National CLARION Winners!

1st Place: $7500 team scholarship
Virginia Commonwealth University
Josephine Gresko (Pharmacy), Lance Mendoza (Healthcare Administration),Gruhi Patel (Biomedical Engineering), Kush Savsani (Biology)

2nd Place: $5000 team scholarship
University of Pittsburgh
Sharaki Cunningham (Physical Therapy), Mujtaba Mahmud (Pharmacy), Rachel Eilers (Occupational Therapy), Siew Lee Grand-Clement (Nursing)

3rd Place: $2500 team scholarship
University of Michigan
Spencer Blackham (Healthcare Administration), Khadeejah Khan (Public Health), Clara Matson (Healthcare Administration), Olivia Rockwell (Public Health)

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Award: $1000 team scholarship
Virginia Commonwealth University
Josephine Gresko (Pharmacy), Lance Mendoza (Healthcare Administration),Gruhi Patel (Biomedical Engineering), Kush Savsani (Biology)