Iowa physician assistant team wins national challenge bowl

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The University of Iowa Department of Emergency Medicine is now home to a national challenge bowl championship trophy.

Matt Starks, PA-C, and Nathaniel Shekem, PA-C, both residents in the Department of Emergency Medicine, received the title following a competition held during the American Academy of Emergency Medicine's Annual Scientific Assembly in Austin, Texas.

The competition is a friendly competition among emergency medicine physician assistant fellows. The event serves as an educational opportunity for participants while providing entertainment for the crowd of faculty, graduates and guests.