Overcoming Stigmas: Tips for Male Nurses

This article, provided by Nurse Journal, offers guidance for men who are considering careers in nursing, as well as tips on how to overcome stereotypes associated with men in the profession.

Despite the growing number of men entering the profession, nursing remains a female-dominated field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), only about 10% of registered nurses in 2013 were male.


Here 4 U: Peer Support

Young adults experienced a year unlike any other in 2020. And as we begin a new year, the pandemic continues to disrupt their daily lives – making them feel emotionally drained and overwhelmed.

We want them to know they’re not alone, especially leading up to Valentine’s Day – a day that celebrates love and connection. However, young adults may not be feeling all that connected to their loved ones right now. We want them to know it’s okay if they feel this way.

100-Day Masking Challenge

On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order requiring masks to be worn on federal property. With this order, the President also issued a challenge to the American people: 100 days of wearing masks. As future health professionals, HOSA has decided to take on the challenge! 


The Nation's Doctor to America and to HOSA Members:


At the recent Virtual 2020 AMSUS Conference held on December 7, the U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M.

HOSA Participates in the 2020 Virtual ACTE Career Tech VISION Conference

Utah HOSA State Advisor and Timpview High School Local Advisor, Denise Abbott, receives ACTE’s Health Science Division Outstanding Career and Technical Educator of the Year.  As a HOSA alumna, advisor, State Advisor, former HOSA Board Chair and health science educator for 34 years, Denise has been a wonderful advocate for the health science education/HOSA partnership and is most deserving of this award.  Congratulations, Denise!

How to Best Experience Health Professions Week 2020

Take our advice and make sure you are registered for the largest virtual career exploration event of its kind.  “See” you at Health Professions Week, November 14-19, 2020!

HOSA's Partnership with IWGYP

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was honored to be recently recognized by the Interagency Working Group

China HOSA's First National Leadership Conference

China HOSA, the first chartered association of HOSA-Future Health Professionals in Asia, conducted its first annual National Leadership Conference (NLC) on August 8-9, 2020 in Shanghai. Over 460 members, advisors, judges, family, and guests gathered at Chateau Star River Hotel to compete, learn, network, and celebrate China HOSA’s first National Leadership Conference. Delegates were able to take advantage of two exciting general sessions, 13 competitive events, nine educational symposiums, exhibits from companies, hospitals and nonprofit organizations, and dynamic social events!


On-Demand Learning Opportunities

Classroom Activities and Lesson Ideas

Pre-recorded videos and lessons are now available “on-demand” for local HOSA advisors/health science instructors and HOSA members for classroom instruction and competition support! These are a free resource being made available by HOSA-Future Health Professionals to help HOSA advisors cope in the virtual world of teaching with HOSA activities. New lessons will be added continually. Most recent update made Feb 19, 2021.


2020-2021 HOSA Executive Council

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is proud to announce the HOSA's voting delegates selected the 2020-2021 Executive Council during the 2020 Virtual International Leadership Conference on Friday, June 26 at the 2020 Business Session.

Those elected to serve are: