Health Professions Week: Explore Careers Confidently.

November 16-21, 2019

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is proud to sponsor Health Professions Week (HPW).  Health Professions Week is an exciting week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. HPW offers innovative ways for individuals to explore multiple health professions and interact directly with current practitioners and educators about admission requirements and career pathways. Students, teachers, and parents are invited to register for free.

2019 HOSA Washington Leadership Academy Highlights

Washington, D.C. September 19-24, 2019

2019 WLA ThinkBack Video

HOSA-Future Health Professionals’ 13th Annual Washington Leadership Academy (WLA) is a capstone leadership experience for HOSA officers and members providing unique experiences through experiential learning, real world applicability and networking. 

Ideagen Annual Global Goals 2030 Empowering Women & Girls Summit

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was invited to send representatives to Ideagen’s Annual Global Goals 2030 Empowering Women & Girls Summit held at the United Nations, September 13, in New York City.

Those representing HOSA were:
- Janet Villarreal, 2019 Chair, HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors
- Kimberly Spivey, Senior Director of Advancement, HOSA-Future Health Professionals 
- Sarah Fleischman, Former International HOSA President, 2017-2019 Executive Council Member, HOSA Alumni Member

HOSA Members Attend Leadership Initiatives Youth Development Program

Washington, D.C. (July 2019) This summer, HOSA members from across the nation took advantage of a unique opportunity to expand their health science career awareness and focus on college readiness by attending a Leadership Initiatives Youth Development Program, the Advanced Medical & Public Health Summit, offered July 21-27 and July 28-August 3.

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2019 Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding HOSA Service Award Winners

The Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding Service Awards recognize three local HOSA chapter advisors, one from each HOSA region who have made exceptional contributions of local, regional, state and national significance to the promotion, development, and progress of HOSA-Future Health Professionals. The award sponsor, one of HOSA’s premier sponsors, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher strongly believes in the HOSA mission and is honored to partner with HOSA in educating and training today’s young people to be tomorrow’s health professionals.

2019 International Leadership Conference

The highlight of every year for HOSA members is the HOSA International Leadership Conference. =

The 2019 Program Book is now available online!  

HOSA Academic Testing Center Schedule
 

This year's conference is being held in Orlando, Florida, June 19-22 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

The HOSA International Leadership Conference includes:

  • Four exciting general sessions

NIH and Calvin J. Li Memorial Foundation Essay Contest

Nationwide essay contest challenges high schoolers to be frank about mental health

Multiple winners to be awarded by NIH and the Calvin J. Li Memorial Foundation.

2019 HOSA Scholarship Recipients

HOSA–Future Health Professionals encourages its members to attain high scholastic achievement, develop exceptional leadership skills, and commit to careers in health.

At the HOSA 2019 International Leadership Conference (ILC), HOSA will honor 71 outstanding HOSA  Program, represented by 27 sponsors, an amount totaling $82,500. 

2019 Winter eMagazine

HOSA is pleased to share the 2019 Winter eMagazine. We want to thank the states and chapters that contributed articles and photos for this edition. 

We also want to encourage you to continue to submit articles and photos for future editions. If you have questions about submitting content please contact hosa@hosa.org

Click here to view the eMagazine.

Rhode Island HOSA Advisor Received Golden Apple Award

HOSA congratulates Rachel Roberge, the local HOSA advisor for Scituate High School in North Scituate, Rhode Island, for receiving the Golden Apple Award by the Rhode Island Department of Education. 

To her students, Rachel Roberge is a teacher who “leads by example.” To her colleagues, she is “a crucial member” of the school community. For Roberge, it was just “another school day” when she was teaching her science classes at Scituate High School Wednesday - that is, until her classroom filled with family members, her colleagues, and cameras.

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