NEWS

2020 Spring eMagazine

HOSA is pleased to share the 2020 Spring 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 Spring 2020 eMagazine.
 

2020 HOSA ILC Moves to Virtual Event!

HOSA’s biggest event of the year goes VIRTUAL – announcing the 2020 Virtual International Leadership Conference

HOSA-Future Health Professionals announces it will host its annual International Leadership Conference, June 24-27, 2020.  Now in its 43rd year, HOSA will take on an entirely new online format packed with the same great conference content for all HOSA members and advisors.  
 

HOSA Alumni Confirmed as Deputy Secretary

Former National Officer, Marko Mijic, confirmed as Deputy Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency

Advice from the U.S. Surgeon General on COVID-19

HOSA Members, as future health professionals, we must do our part to keep our community healthy during the COVID-19 Pandemic. If you must leave your home, remember to follow these guidelines from the CDC:

A Message from the Executive Council

Dear HOSA Members, Advisors and Partners:

In the past couple of months, we have seen major challenges in the global health community. For many of us, this is a moment we never could have imagined but we continue to be inspired by healthcare providers who put themselves at risk daily on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We know now, more than ever, the value of the technical knowledge and skills as well as the leadership and teamwork skills developed, practiced and refined as members of HOSA-Future Health Professionals. 

2020 Scholarship Application

Deadline: April 15 - HOSA is excited to announce the 2020 Scholarship Program. Last year HOSA-Future Health Professionals and our partners provided over $82,500 in scholarships. HOSA is thankful to our partners for their support that makes these scholarships possible. The scholarship application is done through Tallo. 
 
Applying for a HOSA Scholarship is easy: 

1. Join Tallo

HOSA Leaders Attend Health Science State Leaders Luncheon

On January 28th, Vivian Do, HOSA President, was honored to attend the Health Science State Leaders Luncheon in Las Vegas, Nevada along Janet Villarreal, HOSA Inc., Board of Directors’ Past Chair.

PLTW Summit 2020

HOSA-Future Health Professionals attended the 2020 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Summit February 8-10 in Indianapolis, Indiana. There were over 800 attendees present to share ideas, engage each other in leading-edge activities, empower those in attendance to be the best they can be, and be inspired by speakers and presenters.  While in attendance, we were proud to visit with many of the 439 PLTW Biomedical Science teachers who also serve as HOSA advisors.
 

HIMSS20 Global Conference & Exhibition

Attend the can't-miss health information and technology event of the year!

Take Down Tobacco: National Day of Action

Take Down Tobacco: National Day of Action - March 18, 2020!

#BeTheFirst Tobacco & Nicotine-Free Generation (and earn cash & activity kits!)
 

HOSA 2020 International Leadership Conference Guide

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

2020 HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors Elects Officers

The HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors conducted its annual election of Board officers on Saturday, January 11 and elected Jason Huff, former Executive Council member, Alumnus and Industry Representative as its 2020 Board Chairman.  Also elected were:  Dana Stringer (Alabama State Advisor and Alumnus), Chair-Elect; and Jim Scott (Ohio State Advisor), Board Secretary.  Also remaining as a member of the Executive Council is Janet Villarreal (Texas State Advisor), Immediate Past President.

HOSA Honors Deputy Assistant Secretary Ed Gabriel

It is with profound sadness and deep personal regret that we inform you that Deputy Assistant Secretary Edward Gabriel died on Sunday, January 5 after a brief Illness.   Mr. Gabriel was stricken suddenly after returning from holiday with his family in New York.  Despite heroic efforts and expert care, he succumbed to his illness.  

HOSA Attends the 2019 ACTE Career Tech Vision Conference

Executive Council members attend and Kelly Roe, HOSA, Inc. Board member, speaks at HOSA-sponsored luncheon during the ACTE Vision in Anaheim, California, December 4-7, 2019.

AMSUS 2019 Annual Meeting

The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS invited Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia HOSA members to participate in their annual conference on December 3, 2019 at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center in Maryland with a unique agenda of activities planned for HOSA-Future Health Professionals. There were 300 HOSA members in attendance at this exciting event!

HOSA Attends Association of American Medical Colleges Event

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is proud to have had representation at the 2019 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Minority Student Medical Career Fair held in Phoenix, Arizona on November 9. Vivian Do, HOSA President, and Amanda Gao, Secondary Board Representative attended the event, where they presented a workshop and promoted HOSA during the career fair. 

Thanksgiving Ideas Meeting

The HOSA Thanksgiving Ideas Meeting honored HOSA-100 National Advisory Council Members; HOSA Premier Sponsors; ILC Sponsors and Exibitors at a recent meeting held at The Occidental Restaurant in Washington, DC.  Amanda Gao, 2019-2020 Executive Council Member, HOSA, Inc. Board -- Secondary Representative, served as the keynoter by sharing her HOSA journey!

2019 Fall eMagazine

HOSA is pleased to share the 2019 Fall 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 fall 2019 eMagazine.

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.

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