Event – Society for Health Systems Student Paper Competition 2017 (Submission Dec. 17)

The Society for Health Systems (SHS) is pleased to announce the 2017 Graduate Student Paper Competition!

The winning submission will receive a complimentary conference registration and the opportunity to present your project at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, to be held March 1-3, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.

The submission deadline is Dec. 17, 2016. Paper submissions can include multiple student authors and should describe applied projects, research results, case studies, class projects or other work efforts in which industrial engineering skills were applied to a problem arising in healthcare systems engineering.  Judging criteria are based on originality, technical merit, relevance, organization and quality of the paper.

Please, see the attachments (Guidelines; Submission Form) for more information about the guidelines for a successful paper and how to submit your paper for the competition.


  • The first author on the paper must be a student. 
  • Submitting student must be an SHS member. 

Submission process:  Email your paper and submission form to bgibbs@iise.org

Please, let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you very much!

Eddie Perez-Ruberte – Student Activities Chair HSPIC 2017
Lean Healthcare
Consultant, Trainer, Speaker

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