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CVS Health College Sophomore Career and Innovation Externship Program

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of customers and patients?   Do you have a passion for healthcare, business process, data, or technology? Are you interested in being part of high energy teams at the forefront of innovation at a Fortune 7 company?  Are you a sophomore seeking a quality learning and development experience?

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Glossophobia-The Fear of Public Speaking

Public speaking is a fear that I often hear cited along with phobias of things like spiders, snakes, or heights. I think of it as very different, though. Those fears are instinctual and evolutionary - it’s not often smart to pick up a snake or stand at the edge of a cliff. Public speaking, however, is typically a good thing. Somebody has decided that what you have to say is important enough that multiple people will want or need to hear it.

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Six Weeks of Gross Anatomy

It’s the most famous course offered in medical school. Gross Anatomy defines the experience of the medical student in popular culture. As it turns out it is also defining for the students themselves. Many in my class commented that although they received their white coats weeks earlier at a formal coating ceremony, they didn’t feel that they were truly physicians-in-training until they stepped through the doors of the Gross Anatomy lab. I had a similar experience.

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Financing Medical Careers

Hello everyone! With the start of Spring semester behind me and the idea of state leadership conferences beginning, I thought it might be a good time to check in. I remember being really nervous before my first SLC in 2010 - I was competing in HOSA Bowl and it’s certainly not the most low-stress of competitions. Suffice it to say that I sympathize with those of you who may be getting nervous.

HOSA Executive Council Application

Have you ever wanted to do something that would give you the opportunity to make a difference?

Do you want the opportunity to lead others into the future of health?

Have you ever considered being a member of HOSA’s Executive Council?

Qualifications for running for the Executive Council:

HOSA Talent Search

Do you like to sing? Do you play a musical instrument? Want to showcase your special talent in front of 11,000 HOSA members are the 2018 International Leadership Conference? 

HOSA is looking for talented singers, musicians or other special acts to participate at one of the General Sessions at the International Leadership Conference.  Submissions can include the National Anthem and/or inspriational songs that would be appropriate for one of the General Sessions.  

United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science

HOSA Invited Guests of the United Nations  
3rd Commemoration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science

"We need to encourage and support girls and women to achieve their full potential as scientific researchers and innovators." -- UN Secretary General, Anonio Guterres

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was invited to send ten (10) representatives to attend the Women and Girls in Science Forum at the United Nations, February 8-9, New York City. 

2018 National Health Science State Leaders Meeting

The 2018 National Health Science State Leaders Annual Meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas, January 30 in advance of the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) 2018 Board of Directors Annual Meeting. Jeswin Vennatt, Western Region Vice President was invited to participate as a guest speaker prior to the HOSA sponsored luncheon.

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Kick Butts Day - Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Opportunity to Win CASH for Your Chapter on Kick Butts Day – March 22, 2018!

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iGIANT® Challenge Competition for HOSA Innovators

Press Release
 
iGIANT® Challenge Competition for HOSA Innovators
 
 
For Immediate Release                                                                                  Monday, January 22, 2018
 

Congress Continues to Recognize Importance of CTE

Source: Advance CTE

Congress continued to recognize Career Technical Education (CTE) this week. Read below to find out more about a bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter about reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins), a recent briefing and a resolution about workforce development.

59 Senators Sign on to Letter to Encourage Perkins Reauthorization 

ESSA Marks a Watershed Moment for Career Readiness, But States Leave Many Opportunities on the Table

Source: Advance CTE. Posted December 14, 2017

This year marked a pivotal moment for K-12 education. With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015, state leaders have spent the last two years reexamining and strategizing they way they deliver K-12 education. Now that the last ESSA plans have been written and submitted, we finally have a national picture of state priorities for education, including how K-12 education systems will support and reinforce career preparation opportunities.

Legislative Updates: House Committee Passes HEA Reauthorization Bill

Source: Advance CTE Posted December 15, 2017

As Congress wraps up its final weeks in session before the winter recess, there has been a flurry of activity. Read below to find out more about the postsecondary education legislation that advanced out of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, the next step in the appropriations process for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) and an update on the tax reform legislation moving through Congress.

Public Health Leadership Scholars

Save the Date for the Public Health Leadership Seminar!
July 9-13, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

 
Interested in public health? Apply to be a Public Health Leadership Scholar.
 
Scholars learn about current and emerging issues and explore career pathways found in the field of public health while working with some of the leading public health officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 
 

2018 HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors

The HOSA-Future Health Professionals announced the election of its Board officers. The HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors conducted an election of the 2018 Chairman, Chair-Elect, and Board Secretary.

Peg Enslen, RN, Ed.D., State Advisor of Delaware HOSA, was elected Chairman, HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors. Peg has been the First State’s HOSA Advisor since 2011. She currently serves on the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) Board. Prior to becoming the Delaware HOSA State Advisor, Peg was a registered nurse in multiple health systems in Delaware.

HOSA Attends the All-American Bowl

Dr. Peg Enslen, the 2018 HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors Chair, attended the All-American Bowl Game and festivities January 3-6, 2018 as a guest of HOSA Partner, the U.S. Army.  

Become a CDC Science Ambassador

HOSA is excited to share that applications are now open for the 2018 CDC Science Ambassador Fellowship! We encourage all HOSA advisors to apply today!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and educational leaders to bring public health into middle and high schools across the United States and beyond. Selected fellows tour CDC’s state-of-the-art facilities and work with CDC scientists to design innovative lessons using today’s emerging public health topics.

U.S. Army - Pro Football Hall of Fame Award of Excellence

We are excited to announce an awards opportunity for HOSA members with our valued partner, the U.S. Army, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  For the past six years, the U.S. Army and Pro Football Hall of Fame have teamed up to offer the Award for Excellence to high school students around the nation who excel in academics, community service, and athletics. 

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