UW-Madison Wins Statewide Healthcare Competition

Vet student from the University of Wisconsin-Madison helps team win 2016 Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition.

Second-year veterinary student Frances Goglio at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was part of a team that recently won first place in the 2016 Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition.

The annual event, hosted by the Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers, invites students from any Wisconsin college/university to compete in a case competition, which is designed to demonstrate the complexity of the healthcare delivery system and the value of collaboration between healthcare professionals. Teams need to comprise of four to five students from any health professions degree or discipline and include at least three different degrees/professions represented in each team.

Goglio’s team included Paria Sanaty Sadeh (pharmacy), Hillary Kirking (nursing), Torie Grover (pharmacy) and Justin Meyers (medicine). They won $3,000 for taking first place.

First-year veterinary student Laurel Myers was part of a second-place UW-Madison team that received $2,000.

Her team included Amber Facktor (nursing), Allison Tutkowski (nursing), Kate Berlin (pharmacy), Marnie Janson (pharmacy) and Pamela McGranahan (team advisor).

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