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2019 Health Professions Week

Health Professions Week 2017 November 6-10

ASPET is pleased to once again participate in Health Professions Week (HPW) on November 16 – 21, 2019.  HPW is an exciting, free, week-long virtual event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in health professions.

ASPET joins 20 other professional societies in educating students about different career paths in the health professions.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 16

HPW HealthTalks
A series of short and motivational career presentations made by professionals from a variety of industries. As you’re watching, join the discussion in YouTube comments or Twitter using #HPW2019.

Sunday, November 17

Digital Treasure Hunt
Get ready to browse, read and click your way through our digital treasure hunt. Find career clues that lead you to discover your future career.

Monday, November 18

Join the HPW2019 crew for a discussion about balancing your life with your career. As you’re watching, join the discussion in YouTube comments or on Twitter using #HPW2019.

Tuesday, November 19 

Building Relationships
Doing it all for the ‘gram. Instagram, that is… we’re dropping content on Tuesday that will help you learn about shadowing a health professional and other ways to research careers. Follow HPW on Instagram to participate.

Wednesday, November 20

Financial Literacy
Think you know the best ways to pay for school? Take the HPW Quiz and see how you score. With help from Sallie Mae, attendees will also receive access to several resources about paying for a health professions education.

Thursday, November 21Virtual Fair – Live from 3pm-9pm ET
Join 21 health professions at this live (3pm-9pm ET), six-hour event where attendees can engage with current health professions students, professionals, practitioners and representatives of the participating organizations.


Students interested in learning more about pharmacology and its career opportunities may register for this FREE event.

Learn more about HPW.

ASPET Members: Get Involved

In order to make this week successful, ASPET is seeking volunteers from our membership. There are many ways that members can get involved.

Promote Health Professions Week

HPW is FREE to all high school students, undergraduate students, guidance counselors, teachers, and advisors. Help promote this important event by inviting your community. Tell your neighbors, friends, colleagues, and family to register to learn more about pharmacology and other health professions. A great way to get the word out is by posting information on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Contact ASPET’s marketing department for additional promotional materials (flyers, emails, etc.)

Download the HPW flyer to post in your department.

Volunteer at the Virtual Fairs

ASPET is seeking volunteers to participate in the virtual fairs. Volunteers will be responsible for logging into the virtual booth and answering any attendee questions through a chat room. 6 one-hour volunteer slots are available between 3 PM and 9 PM ET on Thursday, November 21. If you would like to participate, please contact ASPET’s education department.


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