Fortune Onwuzuruike, HCISPP, Graduate Student Healthcare Management and Informatics, Graduate Security Certificate, Information Security and Assurance, Kennesaw State University
Lauren E. Snyder, MPH, PhD student, Biomedical and Health Informatics NLM Predoctoral Trainee, University of Washington
Stephen Simington, Masters student, Biomedical Informatics with a Data Analytics concentration, Masters student in Public Health with Healthcare Management, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Project Manager, Six Sigma For Process Improvement, Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas.
Getting involved with industry professional organizations while in school and throughout one's career is critical for success. This is even more critical for early careerists who are looking to enter the health IT industry. This session will provide insights on the career and personal development benefits that three recent HIMSS scholarship recipients find from their involvement with HIMSS.
•Define the career growth benefits from involvement in professional organizations
•Examine how receiving a HIMSS scholarship has improved job opportunities after school
•Discover how the panelists expanded their knowledge of the variety of career opportunities available in the health IT industry