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Frequently Asked Questions About HPW

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For Students

Is there a cost to register for the virtual fair?
There is no cost for students or student advisors to register for the fair.

When does registration open for the virtual fairs?
Registration is open! Click here to sign up.

Are middle school students permitted to attend?
Yes! Any person interested in a health professions career, along with his or her parents and/or counselors, is invited to attend. Students of any age are welcome.

The health profession I am interested in isn’t listed – is there a reason they aren’t participating?
Many health professions organizations were invited to participate in Health Professions Week 2017. Some may have decided not to participate due to scheduling conflicts or other reasons. If you know of a health profession we should reach out to – let us know at healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com

I have a question for a specific participating health profession. Who should I contact?
Please email healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com, and we will provide the contact information for the organization.

For Health Professions Organizations

My health profession is not currently on the list. How can we be considered for participation in the HPW events?
The goal of HPW is to expose students to careers in the health professions, so all are welcome. We would need your organization’s official commitment to participate no later than August 1, 2017. This will ensure enough time to prepare for participating in the virtual fair, along with the other events. Please contact healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com to get information about participating.

For Schools and Programs

Can my institution promote other health professions not officially participating?
Yes! The goal of HPW is to expose students to careers in the health professions, so all are welcome. In order to participate in the community event day on Friday, at least one participating profession needs to be represented at your institution. If you know of a health professions organization that is interested in participating in the 2017 event, please have someone from the organization email healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com.

When is the virtual fair?
The virtual fair will be Wednesday, November 8 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time. Students will need to register in advance or the day of the event, and will log in the day of the event to chat with the various health professions represented.

Can representatives from the health professions institutions register for the virtual fair?
We’d love to have you join as a representative of your profession. Instead of registering as an attendee, please email  healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com.

I am interested in volunteering to be a health professional representative in the virtual fair. Who should I contact?
Please email healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com or the appropriate association contact.

My institution is interested in hosting a community event, but can’t do it on Thursday, November 9. What should we do?
HPW will promote all Community Connect activities being hosted/planned during or near HPW that are added to our calendar. Use this form to let us know about your event.  In consideration of the time-specific virtual fair on Wednesday, November 8, we request you avoid this day.

My institution is interested in sponsoring HPW. Can we do that?
Please contact us at healthprofessionsweek@gmail to discuss ways your educational institution can be a part of the Health Professions Week 2017 activities.

Do you have flyer I can use for marketing the event to our students?
Yes, please use this flyer. If others are created, they will be sent to you or posted to the Health Professions Week 2017 website.

For Sponsors

My company is interested in sponsoring HPW. Can we do that?
Yes, sponsorships are available for organizations and commercial entities at two levels, Platinum Sponsor and Silver Sponsor. Please contact healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com to discuss sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

If my organization/company becomes a sponsor, do you have a flyer I can use for marketing the event to students?
Yes, please use this flyer. If others are created, they will be sent to you or posted to the Health Professions Week 2017 website.

Contact Us

I have a general question for HPW in general. Who should I contact?
Please email healthprofessionsweek@gmail.com.

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