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HOSA Attends the NAP Convention

September 4-7, National HOSA Region II Vice President Julius Wade and Immediate Past Chair Jane Shovlin attended the National Association of Parliamentarians 40th Biennial Convention at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

NAP members and partner organization members gathered to:

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Hello!

Well, for the life of me I wouldn’t have ever thought that I would be a writer in any sort of capacity, but when HOSA calls I rarely have the power to say no. This blog is intended to be a resource for students pursuing a health profession, but my personal hope is that almost any student who stumbles across it will be able to gain something from my experiences as a high school student in Oklahoma, college undergrad in NYC, and (hopefully!) medical student.

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Global Dental Relief and HOSA

If you are looking for a quality, unique opportunity that will make learning not only fun but extremely meaningful while at the same time helping thousands of impoverished children in Nepal, India, Kenya, Guatemala, and Cambodia, then you will want to learn more about the Global Dental Relief internships.  

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Verizon Innovative App Challenge

This national competition is for all middle and high school students to come up with a mobile app idea that will creatively solve a problem in their school or community.  There is no cost to enter and no coding experience or devices are needed.  Winning teams will receive mobile devices, up to $20,000 for their school, and the opportunity to be coached by MIT Media Lab professionals to build their app and bring it to Google Play store.  The winning students retain intellectual property rights to their app.
 

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2015-16 Competitive Event Guidelines are Now Online

The Competitive Event Guidelines for 2015-2016 have now been posted at http://www.hosa.org/node/117 . Each event guideline has a box at the top indicating ‘what’s new for 2015-2016.’ This will give you an idea of the changes to expect in the event.

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Middle School Division - Unique Experience to Help Young Students Connect, Be Informed and Visualize Being a Future Health Professional

HOSA-Future Health Professionals welcomes a new organizational division, the Middle School Division.  At the National Leadership Conference, the 2015 Delegate Assembly voted to recognize the Middle School Division as a separate entity beginning with the 2015-2016 membership year.

The approved motion included the following:

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The Three Doctors Foundation Walkathon

On July 25th, Region III Vice President, Akshar Patel attended the Healthy Mind and Body Walkathon hosted by the Three Doctors Foundation. The three doctors hosting the event were Dr. George Jenkins, Dr. Rameck Hunt, and the 2015 National Leadership Conference keynote speaker, Dr. Sampson Davis! Akshar was accompanied by two New Jersey HOSA State Officers, Sneha Rangu and Aditya Madduluri; the three members then set out to explore the coupling of health awareness and fitness.

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2015-2016 HOSA NLC Theme

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is pleased to share our 2015-2016 National Leadership Conference theme, Innovate, Inspire, Ignite. This theme embodies all that HOSA-Future Health Professionals is about. We are looking forward to a great year and hope to see everyone in Nashville next summer.

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Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding Service Awards

The Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding Service Awards recognized three local HOSA chapter advisors, one from each HOSA region who have made outstanding 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 newest partners, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher strongly believes in the HOSA mission and was honored to partner with HOSA in educating and training today’s young people to be tomorrow’s health professionals..

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2015-16 National Executive Council

HOSA is proud to announce the student leaders elected to serve as your 2015-16 National Executive Council. On June 25th the voting delegates listened to candidate speeches and selected the new council. Friday evening at the National Recognition Session those leaders were announced.

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$89,300 to 83 HOSA Scholarship Recipients

2015 HOSA Partners Announce Additional Scholarships

HOSA is excited to share with its membership that HOSA-Future Health Professionals will now be distributing $89,300 to 83 scholarship recipients with the addition of the following partner announcements.

In addition to the already distributed $5,000 in scholarship dollars to HOSA-Future Health Professional recipients, CVS Health is highlighting three additional scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to the following recipients:

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2015-2016 National Officer Applicants Virtual Introductions!

Please use the link below to access the 2015 National Executive Council Applicants virtual introductions. Also included on the page are the candidates resumes.

NEC 2015-2016 Virtual Introductions

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2015 Public Health Leadership Seminar

HOSA—Future Health Professionals is pleased to announce, along with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, the 2015 Public Health Leadership Seminar externships.  

The 2015 HOSA members chosen are:
July 6-11

HOSA Advisors:

  • Evette Mumford (TX)
  • Saili Samoa (American Samoa)

 
Members:

  • Erin Beasley (NC)
  • Michelle Park (TX)
  • Piyush Puri (NJ)

 
August 3-7

HOSA Advisors:

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2015 HCA-Phillip R. Patton Scholarships Announced

Congratulations!  HOSA-Future Health Professionals is announcing the HCA-Phillip R. Patton Healthcare Scholarships.  15 individuals were chosen to receive one of the HCA Healthcare scholarships through HOSA’s scholarship program for 2015.  These scholarships will be presented during HOSA's National Leadership Conference in Anaheim on Wednesday, June 24 at a VIP Scholarship Dinner prior to the Opening General Session.

Below is a list of the scholarship recipients, financial award and scholarship sponsor. 

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2015 Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 HOSA Scholarship Program.  HOSA received over 750 scholarship applications that were reviewed – congratulations to all applications!  To see a list of this year’s scholarship recipients, please use the link below.

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2015-16 Medical Reading Books

Announcing the 5 Medical Reading books for the 2015-2016 school year!

Flyer for Medical Reading Books

 

 

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HOSA Chapter Recognized by Lead2Feed

MCLEAN, Va.March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Five teachers at middle and high schools from around the country wer

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2015 Public Health Leadership Seminars

The Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps was recently moved from the Office of the Surgeon General to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).  This is most exciting for HOSA-Future Health Professionals as we now have the opportunity to be recognized by not only the Office of the U.S.

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CTE Innovator Recognition

HOSA Announces Innovator Recognition!
National HOSA is pleased to announce Association For Career and Technical Education CTE Innovator Recognition!

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