A group of people stand in front of a backdrop that reads HOSA
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Georgetown Nursing and Medical Students and Faculty Participate in Health Leadership Academy

(September 27, 2022) — Students and faculty from the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine participated in the 15th Annual Washington Leadership Academy for state and local leaders of HOSA on Sept. 26. HOSA is a global student-led organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in the health industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health to all people. The leadership academy offered students the opportunity to network with other college-age students interested in health care careers.

Pictured above (left to right) are Anna Feng, president-elect, HOSA; Lois Wessel, DNP, FNP-BC, assistant professor at SON; Samantha Bianchi, RN, DNP student (FNP) at SON; LaTasha Seliby Perkins, MD, director, community-based learning course at SOM; Isela Melendez-Carpio, M.Ed., director of diversity and inclusion at SOM; Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, senior vice president for education, inclusiveness, and physician well-being at the American Academy of Family Medicine; Kartik Tyagi, international student president, HOSA.

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