Michigan HOSA

Future Health Professionals

HOSA exists to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of high school, post-secondary and middle school  students interested in healthcare.

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Watch this video to learn why students should join HOSA.

Whether you are new to HOSA or have been involved for many years, there are common questions we get asked and we have the answers. 

HOSA affiliation dues are $20 per student annually. Conference fees are: Regionals- $30/student (advisors free), States- $35/person, ILC- TBD.

Our main way of communicating with advisors and HOSA leaders is through the HOSA Synapse, our e-newsletter. Our YouTube channel is also a great resource with weekly videos of The HOSA Way with Mark & Sam. 


What is the cost?






Professional Development 

Michigan HOSA will be providing professional development to our members in a unique format for the 2020-21 HOSA year. Rather than in-person conferences (such at the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Day, HOSA Pistons Day and U.P. Fall Conferences), we will deliver content via the HOSA Synapse, the MI HOSA YouTube Channel and Zoom meetings. Stay tuned for more information! 


Fall 2020


Registration = FREE

 Back to School Competition 

The 2020-21 Michigan HOSA State Officer Team has created a fun way to get Michigan HOSA members involved by organizing a virtual competition among other chapters in the state. HOSA members will compete in a compilation of challenges to earn points for their chapter. Based on the number of points accumulated, you can win cool prizes! Visit the HOSA MichiGAMES page for more details. 


Sept. 14- Oct. 23, 2020


Registration = FREE

3rd Annual Gift of Life HOSA Challenge 

The Gift of Life HOSA Challenge is a three-week competition to see which HOSA chapter can add the most new names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry or complete the most activities to inspire people to support donation. Prizes will be awarded to the top performer in each category (most new donor registrations/most activities). Stay tuned for more information! 


November 2- 20, 2020


Registration = FREE

Region 2 Finali
Virtual Regional Leadership Conference 

All Michigan HOSA members will compete in a Virtual Regional Leadership Conference on December 19, 2020. We have created new regions for this virtual conference (view here) and will have a schedule for when events will be held (TBD). Event guidelines will be modified for the virtual conference and we will share those once finalized. All info found HERE!

Region 2 Finali

Time: TBD


Registration = $20.00 per competitor, Advisors free

VIRTUAL State Leadership Conference 

The 2021 Michigan HOSA SLC is scheduled for April 23, 2021 and will be VIRTUAL this year. At this conference, competitors will determine the best of the best in their event. Students that place in the Top 3 of their event may represent Michigan at HOSA's International Leadership Conference.For more information about Virtual SLC visit the SLC Info Page!


April 23, 2021


Registration = $35.00 per person

2021 International Leadership Conference

This conference is for students that placed top 3 of their event at the SLC get to represent Michigan at the International Leadership Conference (ILC). The conference gathers over 10,000 members from across the world. This year, the conference is scheduled to take place at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida (TBD if this will be virtual)


June 23-26, 2021

Orlando, Florida (or virtual)

Registration= TBD


Michigan HOSA places a strong emphasis on leadership development and career exploration in the fall. 

Starting in November, Michigan HOSA kicks off the competitive event season with Regional Leadership Conferences. The State Leadership Conference will take place in March followed by the International Leadership Conference in June.

Please pay close attention to conference deadlines. Registering on time allows our staff to plan and order material accordingly.

We set Regional Leadership Conference Deadlines three weeks before the conference date.




The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
The purpose of HOSA-Future Health Professionals is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.  

The goals that HOSA believes are vital to each member are:

  • To promote physical, mental and social well being.

  • To develop effective leadership qualities and skills.

  • To develop the ability to communicate more effectively with people.

  • To develop character.

  • To develop responsible citizenship traits.

  • To understand the importance of pleasing oneself as well as being of service to others.

  • To build self-confidence and pride in one's work.

  • To make realistic career choices and seek successful employment in the health care field.

  • To develop an understanding of the importance in interacting and cooperating with other students and organizations.

  • To encourage individual and group achievement.

  • To develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation and the world.

  • To encourage involvement in local, state and national health care and education projects.

  • To support Health Science Education instructional objectives.

  • To promote career opportunities in health care.

We value learning. We are committed to learning and becoming respected, knowledgeable and skilled health professionals.  We will respect the experiences and contributions of our teachers, peers and patients and seek to learn from them. 
We value leadership. We will serve as role models in our academic program, profession and community. We will be ethical, accountable and trustworthy.  We will use our influence to empower others to strive for excellence. 
We value service. We are dedicated to serving others with compassion. We believe that individuals are important, and we will treat everyone with respect and care. 
We value innovation. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of others. We will continuously seek the knowledge and skills to address challenges and improve the health professions.

2121 University Park Drive/Suite 150

Okemos, MI 48864

Email: hosa@mhc.org
Tel:  (517) 347-8088

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