NHEW 2022: You Do You: A Toolkit for Bold Self Advocacy in Meeting Your Career Goals
Includes a Live Web Event on 10/21/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
In this webinar, students will experience how they can boldly advocate for their career goals and dreams. It is up to each person to know they are their own best advocate and should have a toolkit of tried-and-true methods and ideas for promoting their aspirations.
Josina R. O'Connell, M.D
Colorado Area Health Education Centers (COAHEC)
Dr. Josina R. O'Connell is a family medicine doctor in Denver, Colorado affiliated with Denver Health. She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2009 and has been teaching family medicine as an assistant professor there since 2015. Additionally, Dr. O'Connell serves as the Director of the Colorado Area Health Education Centers (COAHEC). She enjoys writing, music and is passionate about supporting underrepresented and minority students finding their way to their health care careers. She is devoted to underserved medicine and addressing health inequity on all levels.
Samantha Vernon (Moderator)
Centennial Area Health Education Center
Samantha is a current student finishing a Master’s in Public Health with a focus on community health education at the University of Northern Colorado. She has worked in a variety of roles within Medicare, special education, and assisted living where she developed her passion for health education. She is excited to be at Centennial Area Health Education Center where she gets to explore that passion serving the rural communities and students of Northeastern Colorado as the program assistant