How to Host a Virtual Healthcare Case Competition in the Era of COVID-19 (10/26/2020)

On October 1, 2020, the CAHME Board welcomed the MHA program at University of the Incarnate Word’s H-E-B School of Business and Administration as a member of the CAHME Mentorship Circle (CMC).

The CAHME Board created the CMC designation to further CAHME’s mission of advancing the quality of healthcare management education. CMC programs demonstrate a commitment to excellence not only to their own programs, but across the broader field of healthcare management education. CMC designation is an honor and a responsibility.

The CMC webinar series features CMC programs that share best practices. Seton Hall University will host the next CMC session: “Case Competitions 101: Your Guide to Hosting a Virtual Case Competition” on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM EST. The session includes business strategies, sponsorships, partnerships with local associations, advisory board input, and moving the case competition to a virtual environment. You will hear from Seton Hall’s Anne Hewitt, PhD, Acting Chair and Professor; Nalin Johri, PhD, Acting Program Director and Assistant Professor; and executives from Hackensack Meridian Health,  RWJ BarnabasThe Healthcare Planning and Marketing Society of New JerseyCranford Park RehabilitationPRISM Vision Group, St Joseph’s Health, Ocean County Public Health Department, and Veralon Consulting as to how practitioners played a key role in the competition. Register to attend the session here at no cost.

The Department of Health Policy & Management at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, was featured in the CMC’s  session released on October 23, entitled “The Consulting Practice: Bridging Theory and Practice”. The session focuses on HPM’s Consulting Practice course which provides students with a professional consulting experience working directly with senior client representatives on a current strategic, policy, marketing, or operational challenge. CAHME’s subscription-base Core Learning Center is hosting an add-on special live Q&A with Marni Selman, J.D., Director of the MHA and Executive Programs and Adjunct Lecturer; David Rosenthal, PhD, Associate Professor and Faculty Director; John S. Winkleman, Director of the Consulting Practice and Lecturer; and Karen Garrett, MBA, Associate Director of the Health System Simulation and Adjunct Lecturer. This exclusive live Q&A event is available to CLC subscribers on January 8, 2021 at 10:30 AM ET.

Previous CMC webinar recordings are available at Exclusive bonus content, including Columbia University’s live Q&A, requires a CLC subscription. For more information, contact Melissa Cross, Education Coordinator, at