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Career Development: Fellowships, Internships, Training & Grants

AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships

Sept. 7-11

Get hands-on medical research training — at the source.AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships

The Association of Health Care Journalists has teamed up with the National Library of Medicine to present the AHCJ-NLM Fellowships. AHCJ will select four journalists to spend a week on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.

The selected journalists will:

  • Learn how to explore the latest NIH research
  • Learn to understand and interpret biomedical statistics
  • Take advantage of NLM's data, programs and resources for stronger stories
  • Get hands-on training in PubMed, MedlinePlus, ClinicalTrials.gov, ToxNet and Household Products Database

Enhance your medical and scientific reporting through this specialized fellowship. See a sample agenda as an example of the kinds of topics you'll be exposed to.

Candidates should be working journalists who qualify for AHCJ professional membership – please check here to see if you qualify. The fellowship includes AHCJ membership (new or renewed), travel expenses within the United States, a food stipend and lodging. The 2014 fellowship will be Sept. 7-11.

The application deadline was July 28.

Questions? Contact Ev Ruch-Graham, ev@healthjournalism.org or 573-884-8103.

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