Academic Education

Advancing Your Career Through HIMSS Scholarships Webinar

Success in today's changing job market requires expansion of networks and relationships. Becoming involved with professional organizations is a great way to do this. This is especially true for early careerists getting established in the industry. This panel discussion will provide insights on how four HIMSS Scholarship winners leveraged their success to expand their career, involvement and perspectives in the industry. 

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


Amar Gandhi, George Mason University, Health Informatics Student, HIMSS Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship HIMSS20 recipient

Jasmine Perkins,Texas Woman’s University, Masters Student, Chamberlain University, Student Learning Specialist, BSN, RN, CMSRN, Richard P. Covert Scholarship HIMSS20 recipient

Lu Zheng, Arizona State University, Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship HIMSS20 recipient

Lauren E. Snyder, MPH, PhD student, Biomedical and Health Informatics NLM Predoctoral Trainee, University of Washington, Steve Lieber Innovation Scholarship HIMSS19 recipient 

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Originally published 31 May 2020