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.

It’s big. It’s virtual. It’s free. It’s happening in November. It’s #HPW2019!


Health Professions Week is a collaboration of health professions organizations promoting careers to high school students, college students, career changers, parents, advisors, and counselors. HPW is six-day of these can’t miss events:

  • HealthTalks – A series of short and motivational career presentations made by professionals from a variety of industries. As you’re watching, join the discussion in YouTube comments or Twitter using #HPW2019.
  • Virtual Treasure Hunt – Get ready to browse, read and click your way through our digital treasure hunt. Find career clues that lead you to discover your future career.
  • Self-Care Panel – Join the HPW2019 crew for a discussion about balancing your life with your career. As you’re watching, join the discussion in YouTube comments or on Twitter using #HPW2019.
  • HPW Chat – Doing it all for the ‘gram. Instagram, that is… we’re dropping content on Tuesday that will help you learn about shadowing a health professional and other ways to research careers. Follow HPW on Instagram to participate.
  • Financial Literacy and Me – Think you know the best ways to pay for school? Explore resources on how to pay for a health professions education and then take stock of your own financial story by completing a financial wellness worksheet.
  • Virtual Fair – Join 21 health professions at this live, six-hour event where attendees can engage with current health professions students, professionals, practitioners and representatives of the participating organizations. 


Health Professions Week 2019 Schedule

Saturday, November 16
Health Talks – Watch these short, impactful videos from a variety of professionals in health careers.

Sunday, November 17
Virtual Treasure Hunt – Track down gold coins and uncover a career you will treasure.

Monday, November 18
Self-Care – Learn tips for self-care and how to balance your life and career from five health professionals.

Tuesday, November 19
HPW Chat – Join HPW at 2pm ET for a chat about mentoring and shadowing.

Wednesday, November 20
Financial Literacy – View financial resources and develop an action plan for financing your education.

Thursday, November 21
Virtual Fair – Log in to this live event to chat with professionals and students from 21 professions.


REGISTER for this BIG event and CONNECT with #HPW2019 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@healthprofweek) to get updates!