Faculty & Staff

Photo of 5 CLARION 2023 judges
CLARION National 2023 Final Round Judge Panel
Chris Meyers-Janda, Eric Maurer, Carolina De La Rosa, 
Brian Sick, Sofia Ali

Getting Involved

While the majority of CHIP programming is student-driven, faculty and staff play an important role by providing guidance, support and expertise. Below are ways to support students as they engage in CHIP's co-curricular, interprofessional opportunities.

From serving as a CLARION Case Competition coach, Interprofessional Student Parent Community (ISPC) faculty supporter, or as a student organization faculty advisor, to speaking or facilitating on area of expertise at student event - there are numerous ways to support students.

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CLARION Case Competition Coach

  • Work with a team of 3-4 health professional students as they create a plan to respond to a systemic issue in healthcare

  • Work with teams begins late January and goes through early March for most teams, mid-April for the team that is forwarded to the National Competition

  • Time commitment varies and is negotiated between student team and coach

Interprofessional Student Parent Community (ISPC) Faculty Supporter

  • Meet with healthcare professional students who are parents at lunch meetings

  • Share your story of parenting as a student and/or healthcare professional with current student-parents

  • Attend at least one monthly meeting per year and/or one family-friendly event per year

Speaker/Facilitator on Area of Expertise at Student Event

  • Leadership Conference

  • Lunch Lectures hosted by a variety of interprofessional student groups

  • CLARION’s Interprofessional Dinner

Student Organization Faculty Advisor

By serving as a Faculty Advisor to a Campus Life Program (CLP) connected to CHIP, faculty play an important role in:

  • Supporting the student organization to meet their goals
  • Providing connections to and resources for the student groups areas of interest
  • Building relationships with students and understanding interests outside of the classroom
  • Mentoring/providing context to how their work within the student group can translate to health professional careers
  • Time commitment varies by group and is negotiated between students and faculty.  CHIP staff also support the group.