HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: Career Advancement Through HIMSS Scholarships

Oct 23, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Virtual Event


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.

Session Description:

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.

Learning Objectives:

•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