IPECS Health Care Challenge 2013



The Health Care Challenge is a team-based competition where student teams are challenged to propose programs or activities to address the healthcare needs of a select target population in the greater Memphis community. Teams will be competing for cash awards and the opportunity to help individuals in need.


  • UTHSC students in good academic standing who will be enrolled during the spring term (when the competition occurs) are eligible to register to participate.
  • Teams will be comprised of no fewer than 5 and no more than 7 members, representing at least 3 separate professions.
  • Students can register individually or register as a team – you can choose your teammates! REMEMBER that all team members must register individually.


Key dates:

  • December 14, 2012 – Registration Closes – ALL members must complete the on-line registration form if registering as a team.
  • January 12, 2013 – Official Health Care Challenge 2013 Kick-Off Event (apx 9am – 1pm; location TBA)
  • March 1, 2013 – All Proposals DUE no later than noon
  • March 23, 2013 – FINAL ROUND Presentations (times TBA)
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