HOSA Club (Health occupations students of america)

Advisor: Ms. Geoghegan

 

Description: Are you interested in medicine? HOSA is a competitive medical team, where students get to compete in medical events locally and nationally. No previous knowledge is needed to participate, however, those that are interested in joining should be prepared to donate their time throughout the school year! Along with competitions, we have team events where we not only help the community, but also get to work with people in the field. Join us this Friday, October 1st, at 2:00pm for our introductory meeting in room A318 with Ms.Geoghegan. Contact Aanya Gupta (agupt24) or Swathi Kannan (sskann24) if you have any questions!

Are you interested in medicine? HOSA is a competitive medical team, where students get to compete in medical events locally and nationally. Furthermore, we have team events where we not only help the community, but also get to work with people in the field. Previous knowledge is not needed to participate! Join us this Friday, October 1st, at 2:00pm for our introductory meeting in room A318 with Ms.Geoghegan. Contact Aanya Gupta (agupt24) or Swathi Kannan (sskann24) if you have any questions!

Mission statement: HOSA is meant to give students that are interested in the medical field an opportunity to delve into what their future could look like, provide them a series of competitions that will excel their skills/ knowledge, and allow them to meet others that share the same interests. 

Meeting Day and Times:  Friday’s at 2-3:30  

Student Leaders:  Co-Presidents- Swathi Kannan & Aanya Gupta

Treasurer- TBD

Secretary- TBD

Activities:  *We will fill in the specific activities after we contact the HOSA MA state advisor

October 2021 - Have an introductory meeting for those interested; set up elections for additional officer positions; develop what activities the chapter will be involved in and place members into one of the events they are interested in! Begin working on the HOSA service project. Start emailing speakers, to come talk to the team.

November 2021 - continue working on individual events as well as the HOSA service project; one team-decided community service event.

December 2021 - one team-decided community service event; continue working on individual events as well as the HOSA service project; fundraising for team as well as the HOSA national service project (fundraiser in which HOSA chapters raise money for an organization that the HOSA executive board has chosen for the school year, in previous years it has frequently been the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF))

January 2022 (same as December) - one team-decided community service event; continue working on individual events as well as the HOSA service project; fundraising for team as well as the HOSA national service project (fundraiser in which HOSA chapters raise money for an organization that the HOSA executive board has chosen for the school year, in previous years it has frequently been the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF)); have local healthcare professionals come in to watch some of our event presentations.

February 2022 - competitive events at the regional conference!; guest speaker at one team meeting; one team-decided community service event; work on HOSA service project with the whole team and those who qualified for the state conference will continue working on events.

March 2022 - have local healthcare professionals come in to watch some of our event presentations;  one team-decided community service event; work on HOSA service project with the whole team and those who qualified for the state conference will continue working on events.

April 2022 - work on HOSA service project with the whole team and those who qualified for the state conference will continue working on events; HOSA state conference with competitive events!!; one team-decided community service event; “end-of-year” celebration (as far as COVID allows).

May 2022 - one team-decided community service event; appreciation activity for health industry partners; election of new Officers; work on HOSA service project with the whole team and those who qualified for the national conference will continue working on events.

June 2022 - attend the National Leadership Conference if we have qualifiers attending; have one team event to congratulate everyone for their hard work! 

 

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