Photo: Phil GalewitzMichelle Stein (far right), of Inside Health Policy, and Rachel Roubein, of National Journal, were among attendees at the Washington, D.C., holiday event.
About 45 journalists gathered on Dec. 10 to toast the holidays at the fifth annual Washington, D.C., AHCJ chapter holiday networking party.
The event was held at the Advisory Board Co. building in the West End and hosted by longtime Advisory Board writer Dan Diamond, who is moving to Politico in January. Continue reading
The Association of Health Care Journalists has awarded AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance to five journalists who intend to pursue significant projects in 2016. The program, in its sixth year, is meant to help journalists understand and report on the performance of local health care markets and the U.S. health system as a whole.
The fellowship program, supported by The Commonwealth Fund, is intended to give experienced print, broadcast and online reporters an opportunity to concentrate on the performance of health care systems – or significant parts of those systems – locally, regionally or nationally. The fellows are able to examine policies, practices and outcomes, as well as the roles of various stakeholders.
Read about the fellows and the projects they will pursue over the next year.
The latest report on AHCJ members’ awards, fellowships, job changes and other news includes Diane Atwood, Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn, Sharon Dunten, Audrey Dutton, Karl Eisenhower, Peter Eisler, P. Mona Khanna, Nick Mulcahy, Marianne O’Hare, Cheryl Platzman Weinstock, Gary Schwitzer, Liz Seegert and Jenny Wagner. Continue reading
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
Six AHCJ members are part of a new international effort to share information about how other countries’ health systems work.
The Panel of International Journalists was the brainchild of former AHCJ president Trudy Lieberman and created with the help of Noralou P. Roos, Ph.D., and the Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy (commonly known as EvidenceNetwork.ca), as Lieberman explains in this CJR piece.
The New York-based journalist wanted to “encourage more cross-country conversation and tap into the expertise of colleagues in other countries who report on the same health and medical issues we do.” Continue reading