Health Journalism 2017
04/20/17 - 04/23/17 Orlando, FL
Thank you for joining us in Orlando!
More than 650 people attended the world’s premier training event for journalists interested in covering health care, medical research, public health issues, consumer health, ethics and the business of health care.
Health Journalism 2017 hosted hundreds of reporters, editors, producers and news directors taking part in educational sessions, skills-building opportunities and career networking.
Note: We will be posting handouts and presentations from the speakers beginning the week of May 1 for AHCJ members. In the meantime, see our roundup of conference coverage.
Violence as a public health emergency
Georges Benjamin, M.D.
Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Rachel Davis, M.S.W.
Managing Director, Prevention Institute
Gary Slutkin, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Cure Violence
Health and medicine reporter, The Baltimore Sun
Public health experts will participate in a roundtable about applying public health interventions to change the underlying conditions that foster and spread violence.
More than a meal: Serving up a health care solution
Ellie Hollander, president and CEO of Meals on Wheels, will talk about efforts to integrate the tried and true “more than just a meal” model into health care as the rapidly growing senior population is poised to almost double by 2050 and the need for services will continue to rise.
See the packed daily lineups!
Sign up for educational tours of nearby research, clinical and teaching facilities.
Follow a basic science track or a gene editing track, learn how to better engage readers or how to make use of cell phone video, focus on how to better protect your sources or better explain medical studies.
Register for short pitch meetings with assigning editors from some of the top magazines, newspapers and websites.
Share the pride at the annual Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.
Attend the Welcome to Orlando Reception on Thursday evening and the Salute to Health Journalism Reception on Saturday evening.
Join us in the Exhibit Hall for desserts, snacks and great AHCJ prize giveaways.
Come hear about AHCJ's latest efforts from your elected board.
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Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, Fla. 32819