Ohio HOSA, Inc.

Phone: 614-638-5501
Ohio HOSA Weekly Newsletter

In This Issue

Ohio HOSA Fun Night

2021-22 State Officer Application

IMPORTANT: Updated Regional Competitive Events Details

SLC Announcements

AMSUS Conference
Free Registration
Welcome to snowy December! The state officers held a virtual meeting last evening and is proud to announce a new interactive activity for members! The team will hold a virtual "Ohio HOSA Fun Night" event.

The one-hour zoom meeting will begin at 7 PM. Members can begin to sign in for a pre-session at 6:30 PM. The zoom link is:


Please encourage all your members to join the meeting and meet with the officers for some good old fashion fun and interaction.

Contact me if I can be of assistance to you. Have a safe week!

Jim Scott, Ohio HOSA State Advisor

December 6 - 10, 2020
Free Registration: AMSUS Conference

December 14, 2020
Ohio HOSA Fun Night via Zoom at 7 PM
6:30 PM - Virtual Dance and Music Sing along as students sign in

December 14, 2020
Competitors may begin uploading CE files to Tallo

December 17, 2020
2021-22 State Officer Applications: Begin uploading to Tallo
Application materials located at www.ohiohosa.org Resources

January 1, 2021
First Semester Member Affiliation Deadline

January 12, 2021
Regional Competitive Event Registration Deadline

1st Semester
Member Affiliation Deadline - January 1, 2021

Questions? Contact Jim Scott, State Advisor
Reminder: December 17, 2020 Deadline
All applicants must complete the "Intent to Serve Application" and upload it to Tallo.
The form can be accessed by clicking on the below button and at Ohio HOSA website under the Resources Tab
Time Sensitive:
Updated Regional Competitive Events Details
The Competitive Events Committee met on December 2nd. As a result of our meeting we are pleased to share an updated details for the 2021 Regional Competitive Events. Please read carefully the major modifications for this year. The attached will also be posted to the Ohio HOSA website under the Events Tab, Regional Competitions. Encourage your competitors to access this information on the website.

-- This year's regional competitive events will be held virtually for all seven regions.

-- Each chapter may enter up to four individuals in each individual event and up to four teams in each of the competitive events.

-- Registration is $15 per person and includes a specially designed tee shirt.

-- Event guidelines are located at www.hosa.org under the Competitions Tab.

Click on the below button to find the schedule of events along with the format. Additional details are being finalized to assist you and your students in preparation for the competitions. Be sure to check out the new competitive event - Health Informatics. Please contact me with any questions.
Member Affiliation and Participation Dates
We are encouraging all chapters to affiliate their membership prior to the holiday break later this month. This will allow the state association to plan more accurately for the upcoming events.
Additional reminders:
-- Sign up for regional competitions is open until January 12, 2021.
-- Each chapter may register up to four teams and individuals in each event area.
-- When you register your competitors remember to select their tee shirt size so we can drop ship those directly to your school. Tee shirts are included in the registration fee.
-- Applications for students desiring to serve as 2021-22 State officers need to complete the "Intent to Serve" form and upload it to Tallo by December 17, 2020. (Note: any forms requiring an advisor or administrator signature, does not need to be signed - we will follow up with the advisor once the form is completed by the candidate.)
SLC Announcement
In light of the Covid 19 virus this year, we are pleased to announce the following modifications for Ohio HOSA this school year.

State Leadership Conference: The 2021 SLC will be held virtually! The new date for competitions is the week of April 12, 2021. Registration will be $30/attendee and includes a conference tee shirt. Details regarding event schedule and awards program are being finalized.
HOSA Members Invited to Attend AMSUS Federal Health: A Global Vision Beginning in Your Community

Advisors: This will be a great resource for advisors to use in your in- person or virtual classroom. Great lessons to help you prepare your students for careers in the healthcare field.

Are your students interested in a career in Public Health? Would you like an opportunity to learn and collaborate with health professionals focused on advancing federal, public, and global health? If so, this is an unbelievable opportunity you will not want them to miss. 
As they explore careers as a physician, nurse, physician assistant, dentist or dental technician, pharmacist or pharmacy tech, psychologist, health care executive or whatever your medical career dream may be, you will have the opportunity to learn about innovative medical advances and superior practices in patient care and health administration as you attend the 2020 AMSUS Annual Meeting VIRTUAL.
AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals, is an educational association that supports the federal health professional and honors the legacy of federal medicine’s tremendous impact in advancing and improving health for all Americans and international coalition partners.
HOSA-Future Health Professionals has had the opportunity to be represented the last several years at the AMSUS Annual Meetings and the feedback has been tremendous.
Dates:   December 6-10, 2020
Cost:    HOSA members are complimentary guests of AMSUS
         What is great about the 2020 Virtual AMSUS Annual Meeting, HOSA members can experience all breakout sessions and poster presentations. And AMSUS is making the platform available until December 24. 
Opening: Monday, December 7 at 10 AM EST.

Students can go to the National HOSA website for details or click on the following link http://www.hosa.org/node/768
Send an email to Jim Scott to sign up another advisor or your administrators that may benefit from this weekly newsletter.
Ohio HOSA, Inc.

Phone: 614-638-5501