Hoban joined teams from 12 area high schools in a Shark Tank-like competition at Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit last week. They were part of a program called Judging Innovation, developed by Cleveland Clinic K–12 Education to prepare the students to be judges at the 2019 AMP’D Arena.
To prepare, the students engaged in a series of webinars with the Innovations team, in which they completed innovative thinking activities, explored Cleveland Clinic’s innovation portfolio, and conducted research on the AMP’D Arena competitors. Then they wrote persuasive essays predicting the winner of the AMP’D Arena.
Students spent the day engaged in the AMP’D Arena, listening to presentations and meeting the innovators they had researched.