NEWS

Mini-Grant Opportunities from America's Promise Alliance

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a member of the America's Promise Alliance.  America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest group of national and local organizations, community collaboratives, businesses, and individuals dedicated to improving the lives of young people. 

HOSA Congratulates CVS Health on Its Acquisition of Aetna

Today, HOSA-Future Health Professionasl congratulates CVS Health on its acquisition of Aetna and  look forward to the combined company and its emphasis on making healthcare more accessible and affordable for patients.

Missouri HOSA Attends PLTW Summit

Missouri HOSA State Officers, Edward Toderescu-Stavila, President, and Ben Totta, Vice President, assisted Missouri HOSA state staff with the HOSA exhibit booth and presentation at the recent PLTW Regional Summit in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 14-16, 2018. 

During the presentation, several states were represented and learned more about connecting, inspiring, and engaging with middle, high school, and collegiate/postsecondary students through HOSA—Future Health Professionals. 

AMSUS 2018 Annual Meeting

The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) invited Delaware, Maryland and HOSA members to participate in their annual conference on  November 27, 2018 at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center in Maryland with a unique agenda of activities planned for HOSA-Future Health Professionals.  Over 235 HOSA members in attendance were able to take advantage of this exciting experience.

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HOSA Blog presented by the Executive Council

Welcome back to an exciting new year of HOSA! We (the HOSA Executive Council) hope to use this blog and other forms of social media to interact in a greater capacity  with the nearly 235,000 HOSA members across the globe!

The HOSA Blog will feature updates from the Executive Council, information about upcoming HOSA events, spotlights on health careers and opportunities, as well as local and state chapter activities. If you are interested in submitting a blog entry, please feel free to contact an Executive Council Member.  

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Choosing the Right Competitive Event for You!

Welcome back to an exciting new year of HOSA! We (the HOSA Executive Council) hope to use this blog and other forms of social media to interact in a greater capacity  with the nearly 235,000 HOSA members across the globe! The HOSA Blog will feature updates from the Executive Council, information about upcoming HOSA events, spotlights on health careers and opportunities, as well as local and state chapter activities. If you are interested in submitting a blog entry, please feel free to contact an Executive Council Member.

Shop and Support HOSA

HOSA has been approved for Amazon's Smile program. When you use HOSA's Amazon link, a portion of anything purchased will go to HOSA! Please remember to use this link when shopping and encourage your family and friends to do so as well! Thank you for supporting HOSA-Future Health Professionals!

2018-2020 HOSA Service Project

The 2018-2020 HOSA Service Project (selected by the 2018 Voting Delegates) is the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF). HOSA is excited to work with NPCF for the next two years in raising funds and awareness for pediatric cancer.

2019 International Leadership Conference Promotional Video

We are excited to share the 2019 International Leadership Conference promotional video.

Join over 10,000 future health professionals in Orlando, Florida, June 19-22, 2019.

HOSA 2019 ILC Promotional Video

2018 National Health Science Conference

The 2018 National Health Science Conference Leaves a Lasting Professional Development Impact

A unique National Health Science Conference recently concluded at the Downtown Denver Embassy Suites and Conference Center. The conference was organized by the National Consortium for Health Science Education, a collaborative of health science state leaders representing state education agencies, health-related organizations, and publishers and education resources providers.

iGIANT® Challenge Competition Winner Announced

Hospital Gowns Designed to Fit Male and Female Patients

 

The iGIANT® is delighted to announce that the winner for the 2018 iGIANT® HOSA Challenge competition is Angela Ballina. Angela is a sophomore at Belleview High School in Oscala, Florida. Her submission focused on the need for hospital gowns which are comfortable, practical and fit the needs of men and women. All to often, a one-size-fits all approach is taken which may not serve well the patient.

Health Professions Week: Explore. Learn. Pursue.

November 5-9, 2018

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.

12th Annual Washington Leadership Academy

We are excited that the 2018 Washington Leadership Academy will be held in Washington, DC at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Crystal City. State officers and local members are encouraged to attend this event. The 2018-19 Executive Council has been hard at work preparing to help attendees "Define Your Purpose!"

Registration for WLA is available online through the HOSA Conference Management System

2018 HOSA International Leadership Conference in Review

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was honored to have nearly 10,000 members, advisors and guests attend the 41st International Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, June 27-30, 2018.  HOSA was represented by 54 chartered associations including Canada, American Samoa and Puerto Rico as well as guests from China.

iGIANT® Challenge Competition for HOSA Innovators

iGIANT®, a nonprofit, is excited to announce a challenge competition to explore the impact of gender/sex on innovation and novel technologies in our lives. The purpose of this challenge is to establish a common dialog about best practices and to inspire participants to serve as ambassadors for innovation to help accelerate the translation of research into gender/sex-specific design elements such as programs, products, policies, and protocols.
 
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2018 International Leadership Conference

The highlight of every year for HOSA members is the HOSA International Leadership Conference.  This year's conference is being held in Dallas, Texas, June 27-30 at the Dallas Omni and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

The HOSA International Leadership Conference includes:

  • Four exciting general sessions

  • HOSA University for members, state officers and advisors

  • Exhibits presented by health organizations and associations

2018 USPHS Symposium + Surgeon General's 5K

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was honored to be invited to the annual United States Public Health Service Symposium in Dallas, Texas from June 4th through the 7th. The theme for this conference was “Ensuring Health for Generations to Come: Science Matters”. The conference began with an incredible keynote speaker, Dr. Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH, who enlightened everyone about being the “Upstreamist” in life and in the health field. He further explained that the “Upstreamist” was one who would persist to locate the source of a problem to further efforts of preventative care.

2018 Presidential Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership and demonstrated commitment to high ideals.

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ILC Special Edition e-Magazine

HOSA is pleased to present a special edition of the HOSA e-Magazine for the upcoming ILC. We are grateful to the Executive Council, States and Chapters for contributing to a great e-Magazine. Please take a moment and read all of the informative articles.

ILC Special Edition e-Magazine

We also encourage you to continue to submit your news to HOSA the next edition will come out in the fall and we are already looking for great articles and news.

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