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Len Bruzzese

About Len Bruzzese

Len Bruzzese is the executive director of AHCJ and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. He also is an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and serves on the executive committee of the Council of National Journalism Organizations.

Save the date: Orlando to host Health Journalism 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Orlando will be the site of Health Journalism 2017, the Association of Health Care Journalists has announced.

The annual conference of AHCJ is slated for April 20-23, 2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (9840 International Drive). The conference, which usually draws 700-800 attendees, will feature three and a half days of workshops, panel sessions, 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 topic areas for their audiences. Continue reading

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation supports health IT training for journalists

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded a three-year $230,000 grant to the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

The funding will support the association’s annual conference, a new web-based reporting curriculum on health information technology and a regional journalism workshop on health IT. Continue reading