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Allied Health Professionals Week 2023
November 5 - November 11
Honor the professionals who are
THE backbone of healthcare!
Stay tuned to HPN into learn how we are celebrating Allied Health Professionals Week 2023!
Allied Health Professionals Week is dedicated to the allied health professionals that play an essential role in our health care system. Allied health professions promote the optimum health, function, and the improvement of health-related quality of life.
As members of the Health Professions Network (HPN), we take part in celebrating this week and raising awareness about the important contributions allied health professionals make by providing diagnostic evaluation, treatment to diseases and disorders, rehabilitation services and the management and operation of our health systems. Advocating for the investment in the future of the allied healthcare workforce is of utmost importance!
Join us as we celebrate Allied Health Professionals week! During this week, members of the allied health community from across the country participate in activities that raise awareness about the importance of allied health.
ACTIVITIES FOR ALLIED HEALTH WEEK
November 6th: Show your allied health pride!
Let's make this year's Allied Health Professionals Week one to remember. Together, we can make a big difference and show our gratitude for these incredible healthcare professionals.
We have prepared a set of downloadable banners and graphics that you can proudly display on your websites, social media profiles, or in your offices. These eye-catching designs beautifully symbolize our appreciation for allied health professionals and the remarkable work they do.
Download a "png" image/banner celebrating Allied Health Week
We have also launched a unique online store with a couple of fantastic products and merchandise. By making a purchase, you not only acquire something special for yourself, but you also contribute to our mission of supporting and recognizing allied health professionals. Click the images below for more details on the HPN Allied Health Professionals Week 2023 Store!
November 7th: Advocate for the significance of the allied health professions by engaging with your local, state, and federal legislators!
We encourage you to reach out to your elected representatives on local, state, and federal levels to emphasize the significance of allied health and the indispensable roles fulfilled by allied health professionals in our healthcare system.
To support your communication efforts, we've prepared a customizable letter template that you can personalize and forward to your representatives.
Find your local/state legislators [Find Your State Legislators - Open States]
Find your federal legislators [Find Your Members in the U.S. Congress | Congress.gov | Library of Congress
November 8th: HPN Hits the Hill!
Members of the Health Professions Network (HPN) staff will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with members of the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee and House Energy and Commerce -Health Subcommittee, to discuss the current state of the allied healthcare workforce and the challenges faced in our everyday work. We will explore opportunities to collaborate in support allied health professionals.
November 9th: Share your story!
Sharing stories as a part of your advocacy efforts is a powerful and effective way to connect with your audience and make a compelling case for your cause. It allows for both empathy and engagement. Stories educate and raise awareness and ultimately, compelling stories influence decision makers.
- Share some of the joys and the challenges that YOUR PROFESSIONALS are experiencing.
- Do you and your fellow allied health professionals do great things at your hospital and/or facility? Tell us about your work as integral members of interdisciplinary teams!!
We kindly invite you to "share your story" as we work on expanding our repository of stories for use in our advocacy initiatives.
November 10th: We appreciate you!
Thank you for joining us in the celebration of Allied Health Professionals Week!
We trust that you had the opportunity to engage in activities that heightened awareness regarding the vital contributions of allied health professionals in advancing optimal health, functionality, and the enhancement of overall health-related quality of life.
Join the Health Professions Network and be part of the movement that will redefine healthcare. Together, we will create a more equitable, inclusive, and effective healthcare system that recognizes our importance and elevates our professions.