National Theme: "HOSA:
Build a Better You!"
The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality
health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership
development of health science education students, therefore, helping
HOSA members and advisors to meet the needs of the health care community.
NJ HOSA loves to have fun.
At the northern conference our students had fun playing Don't Forget
the Lyrics singing and dancing to PSY's "Gangnam Style." NJ
HOSA conferences are events that you don't want to miss.
Dr. Randal Pinkett--Scholar, Author, Entrepreneur--will
surely motivate those attending this year's State Leadership Conference
to be held at Monmouth County Vocational Technical Schools in
The SLC is an exciting two-day event filled with campaigning,
competitions, scholarships and much more. To learn more about
Dr. Pinkett, visit http://randalpinkett.com.
Dr. Robert Nagele, New Jersey Institute for Successful
Aging/UMDNJ, shared his work at the Biomarker Discovery Center in
regard to research on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, specifically,
at the Southern Regional Leadership Conference. For more information,
visit http://njisa.umdnj.edu/. Look for complete SRLC highlights
in the Winter newsletter coming soon. [southern
Northern Regional Leadership Conference attendees enjoyed
an informative and often entertaining presentation by Conor Reid
who battles cystic fibrosis daily. Look for the complete NRLC
highlights in the soon-to-be-published newsletter. For more information
on CF, check out www.cff.org. [northern
Members were enthralled by keynote speaker, Principal EL, and
his motivational address during this year's Fall Leadership
Conference. For more information about Principal EL, visit
In September, NJ HOSA took its largest delegation to HOSA's
Washington Leadership Academy held in the metro DC area. In
addition to networking, leadership training and educational excursions,
our officers visited the offices of Congressmen Rush Holt and Albio
Officer Training - The newly installed officer team met
in August at Gloucester County College for training and to hold
their first council meeting. [photos]