Healthy Start to the Day
CAPT Rob Tosatto
Medical Reserve Corps
Start your day by joining your HOSA colleagues for some blood-pumping fun. CAPT
Rob Tosatto, Medical Reserve Corps will lead you through a variety of exercises and
yoga poses that will get your heart rate up and your muscles worked out. You can
make this as challenging as you like, but the key first step is to show up.
Pretty much the best workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and
burn a ton of calories!
45 Health Careers in 45 Minutes
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
and Health Sciences
Do you know what osteopathic doctors, forensic nurses, and transplant pharmacists
do? If not, our interactive session will teach you about these and over 40 other
healthcare careers. More importantly though, our college admission expert will
show you what it takes to apply for healthcare programs by explaining terms like
direct-entry and pre-professional tracks.
AdVenture Capital: Funding,
Experiences, and Mentors to
Empower Student Leaders!
Sophia Curcio, Tom Bonner
AdVenture Capital, a social entrepreneurship program empowers students
and supports their ideas to improve health and wellness in their schools and
communities through funding, mentors and experiences. AdCap provides tools
and resources to make BIG ideas reality through its website,AdCapYOUth.org.
This website provides a space for students to design projects, share ideas, meet
mentors, and apply for funding to support their big ideas. This workshop will
empower HOSA members to affect change in their communities by showing how to
use AdVenture Capital’s online “Project Designer” to submit BIG ideas to help solve
health and wellness issues!
Building Your State’s Future Rural
HealthcareWorkforce: A Model for
Partnership and Learning
Tennessee Rural Partnership
Tennessee Rural Partnership recognizes the importance of building a pipeline of
future healthcare professionals for rural communities. Working with HOSA students,
teachers and advisors is our effort to encourage rural students to pursue their
dream of a healthcare career and, ideally, to return to their hometown when ready
to enter a practice. This workshop will discuss the importance of this effort and
share examples to include working with academic programs to provide hand-on
learning and inspiration for students and the creation of a scholarship program and
The Value of a Career as an
Audiologist or Speech-Language
Jennifer Pilkington, M.S.
Department of Hearing
and Speech Sciences
School of Medicine
Audiology and speech-language pathology are highly in-demand professions and
will continue to grow throughout the next decade. The changing U.S. demographics
will create the demand for a more diverse workforce in these professions. Many
other factors are contributing to the job growth including the increased older
population, improved survival rates for premature infants and stroke victims and an
increase of school enrollments. Learn more about these careers that are ranked in
the top 30 jobs of 2016.
2016 INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Friday, June 24