Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership Awards $27,000 at Healthcare Management Case CompetitionNov. 11, 2019
A student team from Trinity University took home first place and $12,000 in Baylor University’s 5th annual Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management October 25. Overall, Baylor awarded a total of $27,000 in the competition to individual students and student teams.
The case competition is a forum for master’s-level students and attending faculty to network and interact with healthcare industry professionals, build academic-industry partnerships and opportunities for internships, residencies and future employment.
“The competition was designed to provide a forum for master’s-level students to participate in a national case competition in healthcare management with a distinct financial emphasis,” said Scott Garner, administrative director of the Robbins Institute. “This is an increasingly critical area of expertise within the healthcare industry.”
Second place and $8,000 went to the University of Pittsburgh team. University of Alabama’s team earned third place, collecting $4,000.
Competing universities are chosen from among full-time CAHME-accredited or BAMH-member programs. Participation in the event is by invitation only. Participating schools included:
- University of Alabama at Birmingham
- University of Colorado – Denver
- Cornell University
- George Washington University
- The University of Iowa
- The Ohio State University
- University of Pittsburgh
- Rush University
- Saint Louis University
- University of Toronto
- Trinity University
- University of Washington – Seattle
The Best Q&A from the three morning venues was awarded to: Lajvanthi Sudhaker, Saint Louis University; Josh Williams, University of Toronto; and Maddie Haftel, Cornell University. Each of these students received $500.
The Best Presenters from the three morning venues were: Tiffany Daniel, The Ohio State University; Nikola Yerkan, Rush University; and Christina Fortugno, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Each of these students received $500.