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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.

2021 Winter eMagazine

HOSA is pleased to share the 2021 Winter eMagazine. We want to thank the states and chapters that contributed articles and photos for this edition. 
We also want to encourage you to continue to submit articles and photos for future editions. If you have questions about submitting content please contact

Click here to view the 2021 Winter eMagazine.

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! 

2021 HOSA, Inc. Board Officers Elected

The HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors announces the election results of its 2021 Board Officers which includes three alumni members:  The HOSA Board of Directors conducted its annual election virtually on Saturday, January 9 and elected Dana Stringer (AL State Advisor), 2021 Chairman; Jim Scott (OH State Advisor), Chair-Elect; and Sarah Sexton Walters (Alumnus and Health Care Industry Representative), Board Secretary.

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!

Tallo Ping

TALLO PING is a mobile platform that creates the experience of a virtual college or career fair with mutual matching between talent and talent-seekers.  Connect based on shared interests and qualifications, get the conversations started, and fill your talent pipeline.

Tallo Upcoming Ping Events

SC Tech Statewide Career Fair

December 8, 2020 – 8 AM to 8 PM EST |This fair is open to anyone searching for a job in the Tech field and is exclusively for Tech Companies in South Carolina.



HOSA-Future Health Professionals is excited to announce a new partnership with GEICO! HOSA Alumni, Advisors, and members are eligible for a BIG discount for their auto insurance. 
Be sure to check to see how much money you could save with HOSA's special discount!

HOSA Global Leadership Academy!

During the past eight weeks, 259 State Officers representing 43 chartered associations participated in four leadership sessions led by the 2020-2021 Executive Council under the leadership of President Jake Kelley.  Mark Burley served as the Director of Leadership; Jeff Koeninger, the Global Leadership Academy Director; and Bobby Crandall, the Director of Technology.  We thank the 2020-2021 State Officers for being a part of this unique leadership program during this COVID year.

Federal Health: A Global Vision Beginning in Your Community

Are you interested in a career in Public Health?  Would you like an opportunity to learn and collaborate with health professionals focused on advancing federal, public, and global health?  If so, this is an unbelievable opportunity you will not want to miss.  

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!