2016 Fall e-Magazine

HOSA is pleased to present the 2016 Fall edition of the HOSA e-Magazine. We are grateful to the National Executive Council, States and Chapters for contributing to a great e-Magazine. Please take a moment and read all of the informative articles.

Interagency Health Leaders Roundtable

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: 

HOSA Announces New National Service Project with NAMI

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.

Surgeon General Announces Turn the Tide Rx Campaign

HOSA-Future Health Professionals was honored to have Surgeon General Vivak Murthy with us at HOSA's 2016 International Leadership Conference and we are pleased to join his Turn the Tide Rx movement against the opioid epidemic.  Every day, more than 75 people in our country die from a prescription drug or heroin overdose. In 2013, nearly 249 million prescriptions were written for opioids – enough for every adult in America to have a bottle of pills.

2016 HOSA Washington Leadership Academy

HOSA invites all State Officers and Local Chapter Leaders to join us in Washington, D.C. for the 10th Annual Washington Leadership Academy (WLA). WLA features dynamic workshops and interactive activities to teach HOSA leaders to be better advocates of HOSA’s mission and vision.  This action-packed experience is the highest level of leadership development for HOSA-Future Health Professionals.  Learn more at hosa.org/WLA.

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HOSA Scholarship Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 HOSA Scholarship Program.  HOSA received over 400 scholarship applications that were reviewed – congratulations to all applications!  And thanks to HOSA’s partner, STEM Premier, for the platform for HOSA members to apply for this year’s scholarship.  View a list of the  2017 Scholarship Recipients.
 

HOSA Announces 2016 Public Health Leadership Seminar Attendees

HOSA—Future Health Professionals is pleased to announce the 2016 Public Health Leadership Seminar participants.  The week-long seminar is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) with support from the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General (OSG) and the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS).  

Delaware HOSA at USA Science and Engineering Festival

Delaware HOSA recently represented HOSA at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C on April 16-17.  Delaware HOSA taught festival-goers about the mission of HOSA-Future Health Professionals and provided some hands-on learning with sheep eyes and heart and a pig's lung.  
 

Congratulations to Covington High School HOSA and Maquoketa High School HOSA

Two outstanding HOSA chapters will be recognized for MRC Youth Engagement Awards this month. The MRC Youth Engagement Award honors MRC units that have successfully promoted the utilization of youth in their local mission. They also provided young people with opportunities to participate in public health, preparedness, or response activities.

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