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All teams shall be composed of 3-5 participants, all of whom should be from an accredited graduate program in the US or worldwide. Each participant must be attending his or her respective institution in the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 academic semesters. If a substitute is provided for any team member, the team must inform the organizing committee prior to the competition day and the substitute must participate for the entirety of the event following their entry.


Competition Rules

All communication with participants, case materials, and presentations will and must be provided in English. All teams must prepare and present on the case provided. A panel of judges will select the finalists. Judging panels will be composed of academic and business leaders who are respected for their experience in the healthcare industry.



Scores will be based on the quality and creativity of the proposed solution, quality of presentation, and responses during Q&A, utilization of industry-specific knowledge, etc. The Yale HSI Organizing Committee reserves the right to make minor changes to the score sheet prior to the case presentations. Minor changes include grammatical and material changes to particular questions on the scorecard, not the overall categories of evaluation and their weights.

Please email if any questions on competition rules and guidelines.

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