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2021 Tulane Health Policy Case Competition Details

The Tulane Health Policy Case Competition gives teams of undergraduate students an opportunity to apply their talents and knowledge to put together a solution to a given health policy program. Students will have an opportunity to interact with school faculty in the course of constructing their solutions. Top teams will present their solutions to a panel of experts for detailed feedback.

Case Prompt

This case asks teams of undergraduate students to apply the lens of health policy analysis to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Vaccinations rates have been lagging, especially in southern rural areas. This scenario imagines that you have been tasked by the state government of Louisiana to develop a package of policy proposals to increase vaccination uptake among hesitant populations. In this scenario, state government has set aside $20 million of the federal Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to address hesitancy through your proposals. A good policy will leverage existing state infrastructure as appropriate and include detailed breakdowns of the costs of the policy package.

Competition Timeline

•    Competition Announced: September 16, 2021
•    Registration deadline: Sunday, October 3, 2021
•    Problem released: Monday, October 4, 2021
•    Workshop on Policy Analysis via Zoom:  Saturday, October 9, 2 - 4 pm Central Time
•    Slide decks due via email to tuhpcc@tulane.edu October 25, 2021, @ 11:59 pm
•    Finalists present to judge panel via Zoom, Saturday, October 30, 2021, 10 am - noon

Registration

Teams must register by October 3.
Registration: https://sph.tulane.edu/tuhpcc-registration