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HOSA Attends Army Strengthening America's Youth Meeting

HOSA is proud to partner with the Army. As part of that partnership, HOSA has been invited to be a part of the annual Army Strengthening America's Youth meeting. The meeting was held at Ft. Myers in Virginia and the topic was improving the educational development of today’s youth, especially in the critical fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Jane Shovlin, Chair, HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors represented HOSA at the meeting.

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Former Florida HOSA member creates "Cloud4Cancer" and named L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth

We are excited to announce that former HOSA member, Brittany Wenger, has been named L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth. Please see the link below for the article about her Could4Cancer app.

http://www.bradenton.com/2014/11/25/5494538_bradenton-cloud4cancer-creator.html?rh=1

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Happy Holidays from HOSA

HOSA-Future Health Professionals would like to wish you Happy Holidays as the year comes to a close. 
We hope that you and your chapter will take every opportunity to find a way to serve and give back to your community.
The 2014-15 National Executive Council has a viseo message they would like to share with you:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1BiEwL8NB0
Most of all HOSA wishes you a happy and safe holiday season!
 
 

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HOSA Member Wins $185,000 Scholarship!

The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists announced Chris Pollema, a HOSA member from Dakota Valley High School in South Dakota, as the winner of the $185,000 National Academy Medical School Scholarship Challenge. 
Chris’ topic was entitled “Using the Enzyme Choline Acetyltransferase to Either Prove or Disprove the Cholinergic Theory and Further Alzheimer’s Disease Research.”

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2014 Fall E-Magazine

HOSA is pleased to share the 2014 Fall E-Magazine. 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 your national officers or National HOSA.

Click here to view the E-Magazine

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2014 Washington Leadership Academy

The anticipation that developed months, weeks, and days before seemed to get longer and longer. The nation was prepared, prepared with state leaders that were ready to adventure onto the next step of their term, Washington Leadership Academy. As the round tables filled so did the room, not only with officers but also with hugs, handshakes and laughter. WLA focused on leading with courage, creating an impactful act on someone or something.

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TeamHOSA

TeamHOSA - your resource for all things leadership! TeamHOSA is an e-Guide filled with activities, chapter ideas, helpful hints, and valuable tools that will set you up to facilitate the best possible HOSA experience this year. 
 
Organizing your HOSA chapter and developing critical soft-skills is an important responsibility. Your TeamHOSA subscription will deliver periodic emails loaded with information relevant to HOSA leadership. Expect tips to help you manage team dynamics, techniques that boost HOSA awareness, and best practices shared by veteran HOSA enthusiasts.

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HOSA Chapter Advisor Resource Guide

The Chapter Advisor Resource is now available through TRAIN.org. Are you a chapter advisor looking for links and documents to help with chapter officer elections, HOSA activity ideas and fundraising? Find these and many more downloadable, customizable resources on the Chapter Advisor Resource. Visit http://www.hosa.org/node/14 for Chapter Advisor Resource Access Instructions and a video tutorial!

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HOSA Activity Tracking System Debut!

Guidelines for Barbara James Service Award, National Service Project and MRC Volunteer Recognition are now posted. Members and chapters will track their volunteer hours and money raised through the HOSA Activity Tracking System. Member and Advisor Instruction Sheets and Video Tutorials are currently posted at http://www.hosa.org/node/117.

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2014-15 HOSA Promotional Videos

HOSA is pleased to provide four videos to be used as classroom resources. In the past these videos have been distributed on DVD but, now we are making them available on the HOSA website so, they can be streamed at anytime. The videos included are:

  • 2014-15 HOSA Promotional Video
  • 2014 NLC Keynote address by Michio Kaku
  • 2014 NLC Conference Thinkback
  • 2013-14 HOSA Promotional Video

We hope these videos will be valuable resources in your classroom and HOSA chapters. The videos can be accessed at the link below.

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2014-15 HOSA Affiliation Information

HOSA is pleased to present the 2014-15 HOSA Affiliation Packet online. All of the resources your chapter needs to get the year started off right are in one place. Those resources include:

  • 2014-15 State Affiliation Fees
  • 2014-15 Competitive Events Update
  • 2014-15 HOSA Video Resources
  • Partner Information and Updates
  • 2015 NLC Theme and Promo
  • 2014-15 Awards Unlimited Catalog

Please use the link below to access the HOSA Affiliation Page.

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2014-15 Competitive Event Guidelines

The 2014-15 Competitive Event Guidelines have been posted at the link below.
 
Competitive Event Guidelines
 
To get all of the information on changes and updates for 2014-15 make sure to visit the link below.
 
Competitive Event Resources
 
We look forward to a great year!

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The Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is once again conducting a nation-wide search for the best and the brightest Hispanic/Latino leaders; for the 4th consecutive year, CVS/Caremark will be a sponsor of the Healthcare Scholarship. I encourage you to spread the word amongst your students. 

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2015 National Leadership Conference Theme

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was proud to announce the 2015 National Leadership Conference theme during the 2014 NLC.

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2014 National Leadership Conference

Be sure to check out the conference program and start getting ready for an exciting National Leadership Conference.

2014 NLC Round 2 Competitors

2014 National Leadership Conference Program

2014 NLC Guide 

HOSA-The Future Starts Now! NLC Web Site

 

 

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2014 HOSA Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 HOSA Scholarship Program.  HOSA received over 500 scholarship applications that were reviewed – congratulations to all applications!  To see a list of this year’s scholarship recipients, please use the link below.

Scholarships

(As of May 13, 2014 – other scholarship partners are pending and will be announced upon approval.)

 

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America's ToothFairy Recognizes HOSA Members

Students from 6 HOSA Chapters have been awarded travel scholarships to the 3rd Annual America’s ToothFairy Oral Health Zone Summit, held June 12-13th at 3D Systems in Rock Hill, SC. The America’s ToothFairy Oral Health Zone Summit will provide these students with the opportunity to explore dentistry from a public health perspective, learn about the role of technology in the dental space, participate in an oral health service project, and network with dental health professionals from across the country. 
 
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Puerto Rico HOSA's 25th Anniversary

Janet Villarreal, the Texas HOSA State Advisor and Hugo Quezada, National HOSA President-Elect, attended and delivered bilingual greetings at the celebration commemorating the 25th anniversary of Puerto Rico HOSA.  Dr. Jim Koeninger, Executive Director of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, also shared his excitement via a prerecorded video message to the delegation.

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