Systems-Based Curricula

Perhaps the most important attribute of a medical school is its curriculum. It’s interesting, then, that when I look back on my earlier series about how to choose the medical school that’s right for you, I didn’t touch on curriculum format. This is probably because it isn’t something that I considered when choosing where I wanted to go; I imagine that most people don’t. But I’ve come to realize how important it is as I’ve gone through this first year of my program.


My Evening as an Ebola Patient

With the recent outbreak of enterohemorrhagic E. coli in romaine lettuce (don’t buy any for the time being!), I’m reminded of the Ebola outbreak earlier this decade. During the height of the “scare”, I was an emergency department volunteer at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. My duties included assisting patients to their rooms, running samples and medications around the hospital, and ensuring that patients felt as though they were being properly cared for. One evening, though, I arrived to be assigned to a different task.

HOSA Announces 2018 Public Health Leadership Scholars

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is pleased to announce the 2018 Public Health Leadership Scholar participants.  The week-long seminar is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) with support from the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General (OSG) and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS). 
The following HOSA members, alumni, and advisors will attend in the Public Health Leadership Scholars program,
July 9-13 in Washington, D.C.

USPHS Symposium and Surgeon General's 5K

2018 USPHS Scientific & Training Symposium | June 5-6

Ensuring Health for Generations to Come:  Science Matters
The Symposium aims to build leadership in public health through advocacy, education, research, partnerships, and program support.  There is no cost for HOSA students and advisors to attend. Register today and learn more information.

Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel
15201 Dallas Parkway

Louisiana HOSA Making a Difference in Healthcare Future

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Health care is a major industry here in Acadiana. 

Delaware HOSA at USA Science and Engineering Festival

Delaware HOSA recently represented HOSA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C on April 7-8.  Delaware HOSA taught festival-goers about the mission of HOSA-Future Health Professionals and provided some hands-on learning with sheep organs and heart and a pig's lung.  

STEM Premier Top 100

The STEM Premier Top 100 Rankings for 2018 have been released! Once a year, STEM Premier identifies the top academic and technical high school students on STEM Premier and recognize their accomplishments, talents, and efforts.


2018 Spring HOSA E-Magazine

2018 Spring E-Magazine

Patricia Cornet, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Named to HOSA-100 National Advisory Council

Patricia Cornet, Director Global Scientific Societies and Cooperative Groups, Global Medical Oncology, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Co-founder & Vice President of Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP), has joined the HOSA-100 National Advisory Council.

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?


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.


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.


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.


iGIANT® Challenge Competition for HOSA Innovators

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