Since 2015 Delaware HOSA has partnered with Nemours for an annual Rare and Chronic Disease Research Event in conjunction with Rare Disease Day. National Rare Disease Day is always the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives. The event engages and involves HOSA members in science, research & STEM-related careers through education, mentorship, and hands-on experience, to help guide the future health professionals.
BELLE CHASSE - A high school freshman and HOSA member will be packing his bags and heading to Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration. It's a dream come true for a teenager, who has known since grammar school, that he wants to run for public office. You may not know who Peyton Pipher, 14, is, but give him time. Since fifth grade, he's had a passion for leadership, politics and the news.
The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States invited Virginia HOSA members to participate in their annual conference on November 30, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, DC.
The 2016-2017 Goodheart-Willcox Outstanding Service Awards recognize local HOSA chapter advisors, one from each of the three HOSA regions 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 loyal partners, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher strongly believes in the HOSA mission and is honored to sponsor these awards for HOSA advisors whose contributions serve to educate today’s youth to be tomorr
The Joint Medical Chair (JMC) and Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense/Health Affairs (OASD/HA) hosted the 7th Interagency Health Leaders Roundtable on November 15 -16, 2016, at the National Defense University (NDU), Fort McNair, Washington D.C., with three HOSA alumni members and two national officers in attendance. The members representing HOSA were:
October 2016: HOSA-Future Health Professionals and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are pleased to announce a partnership which will focus on engaging youth around mental illness. The partnership was selected by delegates, representing more than 9,300 members, who voted at the 2016 International Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN, on June 23, 2016 to select NAMI as their newest service project.
HOSA members and chapters are invited to take part in the 2016 Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge. The app challenge is a free, STEM-based online competition for students in grades 6th through 12th. Led by a teacher or mentor, teams work together to solve a problem in their school or community by creating a mobile app concept to provide a solution.