Hello everyone,

Please don't forget that our Princeton Review Course Auction is soon coming
to an end. If you would like to pay a drastically reduced price for an MCAT
or GRE Princeton course, be sure to participate in our auction. The current
bid is at $1,000, less than half the real value of $2,099! To participate,
please submit your bid here:

Also, one of our largest events this year, the 2nd Annual Community Health
Summit: Issues In Healthcare Conference will be this Monday evening! All
HOSA members who attend will be awarded 2 participation points, which will
certainly be considered by the HOSA officers when evaluating applications
for prospective officers next year. Not only will you be awarded the points
however, you will also gain valuable experience and have the opportunity to
network with the UF Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Health
Professions; director of the Rural and Urban Underserved Education Program;
and pre-health advisors. We encourage all students to attend! Below is the
official annoucement.

Hello Gators!

If you are interested in learning about health disparities in the Alachua
County area or want to go into the healthcare field, HEROES (Health and
Education through Research, Outreach, Empowerment, and Service) and HOSA
(Health Occupations Students of America) are hosting the *2nd Annual
Community Health Summit: Issues in Healthcare Conference in the Reitz
Unionís Rion Ballroom on February 18th at 7 PM*.

Come join us for FREE food, networking, tabling, and insightful discussion
with empowering speakers who have personally combated health disparities
locally and internationally. Speakers will include: Dr. Clarence Gravlee,
PhD: Associate Professor, UF Department of Anthropology; Dr. Laura Guyer,
PhD, RD: Courtesy Associate Professor of the UF College of Medicine and
Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research; Mr. Joseph Falise, RN,
CCRN-CSC: Clinical Nurse Educator for Critical Care at the University of
Miami; Cilia Zayas, MS: a student of the Health Services Research
Management and Policy program in the College of PHHP; Tom Crawford, MBA;
and a representative from the Equal Access Clinic.

Speakers will be covering topics such as racism and gender in healthcare.
In addition, health disparities will be discussed along with the new
healthcare reform's impact on both healthcare providers and patients

*Representatives from the University of Florida College of Medicine,
College of Public Health and Health Professions, the Rural and Urban
Underserved Medicine Program (an early acceptance medical program), and the
University of Florida Nursing school will be in attendance to answer YOUR
questions! Furthermore, a pre-health advisor will be on site to offer tips
and advice on how to become a strong applicant for graduate schools.*

To advance register for free and be eligible to win prizes at the event,
please click on the following link:

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HOSA at UF, 2012-2013

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