The six journalists were the only ones to declare their candidacy in time to run for the six open spots, precluding the need for an election. Independent journalist Irene Wielawski chose not to run for re-election. The new term of office will begin July 1.
Several professional category members of AHCJ have announced their candidacy for the organization’s board of directors.
Six of the 12 director positions come up for election each year for two-year terms. Incumbent board members are allowed to run for re-election.
The deadline to declare candidacy for the board is noon (Central time) on June 3. Information about running for the board and instructions on how to do so is available here.
Please welcome these new professional and student members to AHCJ. All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves. Continue reading
Rebecca Vesely, an independent journalist based in San Francisco, will lead AHCJ’s newest core topic on health information technology.
She will be guiding AHCJ members to the resources they need to cover the many aspects of health information technology through blog posts, tip sheets, articles and other material. The core topic area of healthjournalism.org will feature a glossary, a more lengthy explanation of key concepts, shared wisdom from other reporters, story ideas and more. Continue reading
All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves. Continue reading