20 Reasons to Join HOSA – Future Health Professionals

HOSA assists members to:

  • Develop effective leadership qualities and skills by developing character and promoting responsible citizenship
  • Build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm
  • Strengthen their academic and technical skills
  • Create friendships and social networks
  • Participate in community service activities
  • Set realistic career and educational goals
  • Expand communication and teamwork skills
  • Develop workplace readiness skills
  • Understand current healthcare issues

HOSA members have opportunities to:

  • Share their enthusiasm about the health field with their communities
  • Learn, grow and become better individuals
  • Serve as local, state, and international officers
  • Build their resume and professional portfolio
  • Collaborate with health professionals and future employers
  • Apply for over $50,000 in scholarships awarded by the Penn HOSA Foundation and for additional scholarships offered through HOSA-Future Health Professionals
  • Receive recognition for volunteering, promoting HOSA-Future Health Professionals during HOSA Week, developing a Chapter Newsletter, donating time and/or money to the National Service Project
  • Travel to state and international conferences
  • Participate and/or compete in state and international leadership conferences
  • Celebrate competitive events program accomplishments
  • Seek internships in the Office of the Surgeon General and others