AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

AAPA National Medical Challenge Bowl

Monday, May 20 | 4 p.m.

Cheer on your PA program at this high-energy medical game show, held on Monday, May 20 at 4 p.m. in the George R. Brown Convention Center. Team registration is now open.

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.

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What are the eligibility requirements?

  • At least 75% of all PA students attending the team’s PA program must be AAPA student members.
  • All team members must be AAPA student members currently enrolled in an accredited PA program that has a student society registered with AAPA.
  • All three team members must be registered for AAPA’s Conference.
  • Only one team member per team can be graduating within 30 days of competition.

How do I register a team?

Team sign-ups for the 2024 event are now closed.

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?

  • Teams will receive an email from AAPA staff regarding their team’s status.
  • For more information, contact the Student Academy National Office at 571-319-4310 or email [email protected].

2024 Participating Teams

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Bethel University-TN
  • Bryant University
  • Butler University
  • Campbell University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Chapman University
  • Charles Drew University
  • Charleston Southern University
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • CUNY School of Medicine
  • Des Moines University
  • DeSales University
  • Duke University
  • Elon University
  • Emory University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Franklin Pierce University
  • George Washington University
  • Harding University
  • Hardin-Simmons University
  • High Point University
  • Hofstra University
  • Indiana University
  • Ithaca College
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Kansas State University
  • Lake Erie College
  • Le Moyne College
  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Mary Baldwin University
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Mercer University
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Miami Dade College
  • Miami University
  • Michigan State University
  • Midwestern University-Downers Grove
  • Mississippi College
  • Missouri State University
  • Northeastern State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwestern University
  • Nova Southeastern University- Ft. Lauderdale
  • Nova Southeastern University- Jacksonville
  • Nova Southeastern University- Orlando
  • Nova Southeastern University-Ft. Myers
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Radford University Carillion
  • Randolph Macon College
  • Rush University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Saint Elizabeth University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Salus University
  • Samford University
  • South College-Atlanta
  • South University Savannah
  • South University, Austin
  • South University-Richmond
  • South University-Tampa
  • South U-West Palm Beach
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Springfield College
  • St. Bonaventure University
  • Stanford University
  • Stephens College
  • Stony Brook University
  • Sullivan University
  • Thomas Jefferson U-City Center
  • Touro University-Illinois
  • Touro University-Nevada
  • Tufts University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Lynchburg
  • University of Nevada-Reno
  • University of North Texas
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of Southern California
  • Valparaiso University
  • Wake Forest University
  • West Coast University-Dallas
  • West Liberty University
  • Westfield State University
  • Wingate University
  • Yale University
  • Yale University-Online
  • Yeshiva University

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