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Save the date: Phoenix to host Health Journalism 2018 Date: 08/30/17

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Association of Health Care Journalists will convene in Phoenix for Health Journalism 2018.

The organization's annual conference is slated for April 12-15, 2018, at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. The conference, which usually draws 700-800 attendees, will feature three and a half days of workshops, panels, roundtables and field trips covering the latest topics in medical science, health policy, public health, medical education, consumer health and the business of health care. Sessions focus on the special needs of reporters, editors and producers as they attempt to cover these topics for their audiences.

The conference will include the annual luncheon for Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, as well as receptions and other meals included in the registration fee.

Keep up with the latest on conference session and event planning at healthjournalism.org/hj18. Suggestions for panels and speakers are being accepted there until Oct. 1.