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3rd USA Science and Engineering Expo

The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo was held Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27 in Washington D.C., at the Walter W. Washington Convention Center.  The event was an effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

 

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Office of the Surgeon General Interns

HOSA-Future Health Professionals Announces
2014 Interns in the Office of the Surgeon General
 
HOSA—Future Health Professionals is pleased to announce, along with the Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (OCVMRC) in the Office of the Surgeon General, the 2014 HOSA-OSG Interns. 

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2014 Keynote Speaker

It is with great honor and pleasure that we announce and welcome world renowned theoretical physicist, bestselling author, popularizer of science, and futurist, Dr. Michio Kaku as our keynote speaker for NLC 2014: The Future Starts Now in Orlando, Florida!
 

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HOSA and CareerSafe Partnership

HOSA is excited to announce a new partnership with CareerSafe. CareerSafe, Safety Education for America’s Future, offers OSHA 10-Hour safety training programs that provide secondary and postsecondary students ages 16 to 24 an opportunity to receive an OSHA industry-recognized credential.

For more information please see the .pdf below

CareerSafe Partnership

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New HOSA Fundraising Partner

HOSA is pleased to announce a partnership with www.Zinch.com, a free website that helps college-bound high school students connect with best-fit colleges and scholarships. Zinch also offers a no-hassle fundraiser opportunity for HOSA chapters. Simply put, Zinch will donate $1 to your chapter for each student from your school (whether they are in HOSA or not) who joins Zinch via our partner page, www.Zinch.com/HOSA.

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2014 Office of the Surgeon General Internship

HOSA—Future Health Professionals is pleased to announce, along with the Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (OCVMRC) in the Office of the Surgeon General, the 2014 HOSA-OSG Internship application. There will be two sessions offered July 7-11 and August 4-8. Please use the link below to access the applications and the internship general information. The deadline for application submission is April 1, 2014.

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2014 HOSA Scholarship Application

HOSA is excited to announce the 2014 HOSA Scholarship Program. Last year HOSA-Future Health Professionals and our partners provided over $70,000 in scholarships. HOSA is thankful to our partners for their support that makes these scholarships possible. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2014. The application must be received by April 1 or they will not be considered. Please contact us at info@hosa.org if you have any questions regarding the process. Winners will be announced by May 1, 2014. 

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HOSA–Future Health Professionals -- Board of Directors elect Jane Shovlin Chair

 
HOSA–Future Health Professionals met on January 11, 2014, and elected Jane Shovlin as Chair of the HOSA Inc. Board of Directors for 2014.
 

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Smile Drive

America’s ToothFairy and Walmart are partnering to host Smile Drives in 3,900 Walmart locations across the country. During the entire month of February, the general public can drop off “Tools for Teeth” donations toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, floss) at their local Walmart. These “Tools for Teeth” will be distributed to local children in need. Learn more about how HOSA chapters can register to participate.
For information and resources click the Smile Drive link below.

Smile Drive

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HOSA Offices Closed

Due to Ice in the Dallas/Fort Worth area the National HOSA offices will be closed on Friday December 6th. 
If you need to reach us please use the following e-mails below.
Jeff.koeninger@hosa.org
Bobby.Crandall@hosa.org
info@hosa.org
 
 

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The Future U

Future U - your resource for all things leadership! Future U 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. 

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New Resource to Help Students Select a Competitive Event

Could you use a little guidance selecting your competitive event? Not sure what event may be right for you? Check out this new resource!

Choose the Right Event

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Navy Surgeon General Keynotes HOSA-WLA

The top medical officer for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps kicked off the 2013 HOSA Washington Leadership Academy on September 21 in Crystal City, Virginia with nearly 200 state officers, advisors and guests.  Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, spoke about Navy Medicine's mission to provide battlefield medicine, at sea medicine, wounded warrior care, patient care, research and development and humanitarian assistance – and thanking those young people for wanting to be future health professionals.

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HOSA Greek Letters Launched at NLC 2013

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is proud to launch the new Greek letters for chapter use.

In an effort to facilitate on-campus marketing if Greek life is prevalent, the HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors approved the use of Gamma Eta Rho to be the Greek letters representing the postsecondary/collegiate division of HOSA-Future Health Professionals.

The letters were chosen for the casual observer (or secondary HOSA member who is unfamiliar to Greek life) to easily identify the letters as ours as the Greek letters resemble FHP (future health professionals). 

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HOSA Participates in the Federal Interagency Roundtable

Federal Interagency Roundtable #2—Defense Health Futures

Defense Health Headquarters Ÿ Conference Center Ÿ Arlington, VA Ÿ August 13-14, 2013
 

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2013-2014 Chapter Affiliation

The HOSA Affiliation System is now ready to affiliate members for the 2013-2014 membership year. As you begin the process we want to make you aware of changes we have made in the affiliation process. When you get to the screen to add members you will be presented with a list of the members that were in your chapter from the 2012-2013 membership year. If you have students that will be members again, you will be able to place a check in the box beside their name and move them over for affiliation this year. 
 

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2013-2014 Poster Series

HOSA is excited to share the 2013-2014 Poster Series. This marks the fifth year that National HOSA will provide a set of four posters to be used in the health science classroom. One poster themed to the sports medicine career track was added to the "It looks Good On You" poster series. The "Can You See Yourself Here?" series added forensic medicine, home health and epidemiology as career tracks. 
 
To view and down load pictures of the poster please see the following link http://www.hosa.org/node/137
 

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2014 National Leadership Conference Theme

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was proud to announce the 2014 National Leadership Conference theme during the 2013 NLC.

HOSA: The Future Starts Now!

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