Career Development: Fellowships, Internships, Training & Grants
AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships
Get hands-on medical research training — at the source.
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 2016 fellowship will be Sept. 25-29.
The application deadline is 5 p.m. CT on Aug. 8.
Questions? Contact Ev Ruch-Graham, firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-884-8103.