Results of the 2017 UAHS Local CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition
The winning team of University of Arizona Health Sciences students from the UAHS CLARION Case Competition on February 28 will compete in the National CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition, April 7 – 8. The team will travel on a funded trip to Minneapolis, MN to represent UAHS. UAHS is one of 16 universities across the nation participating in this elite competition, which is designed to encourage communication among disciplines, especially early on in the careers of health-care professionals, so the values may be carried into practice after graduation. The case competition is an opportunity for students to gain clinical and operational knowledge that may not otherwise be received through their formal education. Finalists will have a chance to win a grand prize of $7,500.
First place: Team 1
Cameron Price, UA College of Medicine - Tucson
Elizabeth Reardon, UA Zuckerman College of Public Health
Brenda Velarde, UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Alicia Walker, UA College of Nursing
Second place: Team 2
Eric Brucks, UA College of Medicine - Tucson
Madison, Egan, UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Leyla Eskanazi-Figuerola, UA College of Nursing
Colleen Green, UA College of Nursing
The UAHS local competition and the winning team’s travel are supported by the UA Center for Transformative Inteprofessional Healthcare.
“This is our second time going to the Clarion National Case Competition. Competitions such as Clarion allow our students to be on the leading edge of developing team-based health care solutions through root cause analysis of complex health care cases. We are proud of our team and want to thank all students and faculty mentors who participated in the local competition” said Dr. Sally Reel, associate vice president for interprofessional education, collaborative practice and community engagement.
Contact Margie Arnett, firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-626-4027.