Welcome to the 2024 National Health Science Conference!

Join us for an enriching experience where health science education leaders and industry professionals converge to explore the latest advancements in health science education. Register now to secure your spot at this prestigious event, featuring keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and cutting-edge discussions. Secure your place today and be part of the conversation shaping the landscape of healthcare education.

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Tuesday, October 15
Registration: $175
After September 22: $225


Wednesday, October 16 – Friday, October 18
Early Bird Registration: $575
Presenter Registration $475
After September 20: Standard Registration $675

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: events@healthscienceconsortium.org. 

Conference Information

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Call for Proposals

Enhance the conference experience by sharing your expertise! We invite you to submit workshop proposals through our Call for Proposals. Take the opportunity to shape the agenda, contribute to the dialogue, and connect with fellow industry leaders. Let your knowledge make an impact – submit your workshop proposal today and help us create a conference program that truly reflects the forefront of health science education.

Submission Deadline: August 12, 2024

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Partner & Sponsors

Is your business or organization looking for ways to connect with health science educators? Visit our dedicated Partner & Sponsor page for engagement opportunities at the 2024 National Health Science Conference.

Take Advantage of All NCHSE Has to Offer

Explore Two Engaging Pre-Conference Sessions

HOSA Camp: Fun with Competitive Events

Nancy Harris, Health Careers Instructor, Northeast Tech (OK) Brook Easton, Instructional Services Coordinator, Northeast Tech (OK)

During this highly interactive session, Nancy and Brook will demonstrate creative ways to introduce team events and teamwork to your students. Whether your program is affiliated with HOSA–Future Health Professionals, SkillsUSA or other student leadership opportunities, we’ve got you covered! The content is transferable to Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) and other classroom curricular activities. Expect to have fun! Sitting around won’t be an option. In addition to explaining how to incorporate these strategies, attendee involvement is key. If you caught their breakout session at the 2022 National Health Science Conference, get ready! This is a new show!

Empowering Health Science Educators: Fostering Mental Health Resilience in Classrooms

Elaine Vandenburgh, Healthcare Education Director for Minnesota State’s HealthForce Center of Excellence.

In an era where mental health holds increasing importance, especially among young individuals, this pre-conference session provides a platform for reflection, discussion, and collaborative learning. Delve into the pivotal role of health science educators in nurturing mental health resilience among students. Gain valuable insights and practical strategies to support students’ immediate well-being while also preparing them for their future roles in healthcare. Leave equipped with actionable insights ready to implement in your educational practice!

Connect with This Year’s Keynote Speakers

Dave Burgess

Wednesday Keynote Address

Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE, co-author of P is for PIRATE, and the president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. which delivers powerful, inspirational, and innovative books, keynotes, and professional development. He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.

Jason Hewell

Thursday Keynote Address

Having delivered thousands of presentations over 2 decades, Jason Hewlett is the only speaker in the world teaching leadership in a performance of astounding musical and comedy impressions, utilizing the legends of stage. Jason’s flagship message, “Your Leadership Promise”, guides audiences and leaders to IDENTIFY their Signature Moves, CLARIFY the strengths of those they lead, and MAGNIFY The Promise to share their legendary voice.

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Why Professional Development Matters

The Experience…

Exchange conversations with health science educators from across the nation and our partners who just “get” what you do. These are your people – your mentors and colleagues in education. Remind yourself what makes health science so special!


Discover classroom resources, best practices, teaching strategies, and hone in on your areas of interest and expertise through conference general and breakout sessions.


This is your opportunity to connect with the world of health science education in a bit more personal way either by meeting new people live at our national conference or virtually through our Wednesday Webinars. Opportunities to speak with peers, exchange ideas, and expand collaborations will set you apart by discovering innovations to enhance your program.

Invest in your professional development resumÉ!