AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

7:00 pm May 21, 2018
AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl 21May

Cheer on Your PA Program!

This high-energy medical game show will be held on Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. All teams will answer multiple choice questions on a screen using an Audience Response System (ARS) keypad. The top-scoring 36 teams will then advance to the on-stage rounds and will answer free response questions on a variety of topics ranging from anatomy, microbiology and psychiatry.


Challenge Bowl Rules & Procedures:

Find information about Challenge Bowl orientation, game scoring and policies in the Challenge Bowl Rules & Procedures.


What types of questions are asked during the competition?

Questions are asked on a variety of subjects, including physical diagnosis, microbiology, anatomy, OB/GYN, pulmonary, cardiology, primary care, emergency medicine and surgery.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • At least 75 percent of all PA students in the team’s PA program must be AAPA student members.
  • The team’s Assembly of Representatives representative must attend the AOR meeting held during AAPA’s annual conference.
  • All team members must be AAPA student members currently enrolled in an accredited PA program that has a student society registered with AAPA.
  • All team members must be registered for AAPA’s annual conference.
  • Only one team member per team can be graduating within 30 days of competition.


How do I register a team?

2018 Challenge Bowl registration will open February 1.


What is the cost of registration?

There is no entrance fee. Participants must be registered as conference attendees and show their conference name badge at team registration.


When will I know if my team has been accepted?

  • All teams will be notified of their eligibility status in March.
  • For more information, contact the Student Academy National Office at 571-319-4310 or email students@aapa.org.

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Challenge Bowl Teams

Baldwin Wallace University
Barry University- St. Croix
Bay Path University
Baylor College of Medicine
Bethel University-TN
Bryant University
Butler University
California Baptist University
Campbell University
Case Western Reserve University
Central Michigan University
Concordia University
CUNY School of Medicine
DeSales University
Drexel University
Duke University
Elon University
Emory University
George Washington University
Harding University
High Point University
Hofstra University
Idaho State University
James Madison University
Jefferson College
Lake Erie College
Le Moyne College
Lenoir Rhyne University
Lynchburg College
Marist College
Mary Baldwin University
Medical University of South Carolina
Mercer University
Mercyhurst University
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Miami Dade College
Midwestern University Downers Grove
Midwestern University Glendale
Mississippi College
Northern Arizona University
Nova Southeastern University- Ft. Lauderdale
Nova Southeastern University- Orlando
Nova Southeastern University-Ft Myers
Nova Southeastern University-Jacksonville
Ohio University
Oregon Health & Science University
Pace University-Lenox Hill
Pacific University
Penn State University
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Quinnipiac University
Red Rocks Community College
Rocky Mountain University
Rush University
Rutgers University
Sacred Heart University
Saint Catherine University
Saint Louis University
Salus University
Shenandoah University
South College TN
South University-GA
South University-Richmond
Southern Illinois University
Springfield College
Stanford University
Stephens College
Stony Brook University
Sullivan University
Temple University
The College of St. Scholastica
Touro College-Manhattan
Touro University-CA
Touro University-NV
Tufts University
UNC Chapel Hill
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Arkansas
University of Bridgeport
University of Florida
University of Kentucky
University of Mount Union
University of Oklahoma-OKC
University of Oklahoma-Tulsa
University of Southern California
University of the Cumberlands
University of the Pacific
University of Toledo
UT San Antonio
UT Southwestern
Wake Forest University
Wichita State University
Wingate University
Yale University

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