Monday, September 26, 2016

National Health Professions Week 9/26-9/30

Today is the first day of Health Professions Week and you are invited! 

Sponsored by 19 health profession education associations, this week is focused on engaging students to learn more about different careers in health.

Insta: @healthprofweek
Twitter: @healthprofweek and #HPW2016

Tuesday, 9/27: Treasure HuntDiscover what various health care professionals do by visiting Health Professions Week websites. Find the virtual #HPWGold coin on each site and share it on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with #HPWGold to be entered in a drawing to win great prizes. You can enter up to 19 times as you learn about each health profession. More info and register here.

Wednesday, 9/28: UVA Graduate & Professional School Fair
Attend the fair from 12-3pm on the 3rd Floor of Newcomb Hall and speak with a program recruiter for health professions of interest to you!

Thursday, 9/29: Interview a Health Professional
Take your knowledge and make it personal by interviewing a health professional. Whether you interview your own health care provider or find a health professional near you, use this opportunity to ask specific questions about what life is like in their chosen profession. Share a quote or "did you know" tip from someone you interviews on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook using #HPW2016 to be entered into a drawing to win great prizes! More info.

Friday, 9/30: Virtual Fair
What did you learn during health professions week? Do you have more questions? Join the Health Professions Week virtual fair to connect with live representatives from the 19 health professions. Talk about what you learned this week and let them answer your questions. More info & register here.