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Innovating to end malaria: A fellowship for U.S. journalists
 

An intensive three-day learning fellowship in Seattle — a global hub for malaria innovation and research — to examine the future of the malaria fight and understand what it will take to end the disease for good, offered by Malaria No More.

Application deadline: Sept. 12


Posted on 08/19/16
National Cancer Reporting Fellowships
 

AHCJ has teamed up with the National Cancer Institute to present the National Cancer Reporting Fellowships. AHCJ will select up to 15 journalists to spend four days on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., to increase their understanding of and ability to report accurately on complex scientific findings, provide insight into the work of cancer researchers and to better localize cancer-related stories.

Sessions will arm fellows with the tools they need to read oncology studies, reviewing the hierarchy and quality of evidence. They will learn to make sense of guidelines and screening.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Aug. 26.


Posted on 08/08/16
AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance
 

LogoThe AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance is a yearlong program allowing journalists to pursue a significant reporting project related to the U.S. health care system. It can be local or national in scope, or a little of both — say an aspect of the Affordable Care Act playing out in your community or subject specialty, or the impact of particular evidence-based treatments on health outcomes, or an analysis of a health care organization’s performance, using public data sets. Fellows pursue the projects with the support of their newsrooms or freelance outlets, which commit to publish or air the work.

The application deadline is Oct. 10.


Posted on 08/07/16
Media Fellowship on Healthcare Workforce
 

Recent graduates and early career journalists are welcome to apply for The Center for Health, Media & Policy's Nursing and Healthcare Workforce Media Fellowship. The goal is to help reporters improve understanding and coverage of key issues and policy challenges surrounding the U.S. healthcare and nursing workforce. The Fellowship is supported by a grant from the Johnson & Johnson Foundation. Deadline: Aug. 15


Posted on 07/21/16
Journalists in Aging Fellows Program
 

Sponsored by New America Media and The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) for the seventh year, a panel of journalists and gerontologists will select 2015-16 Fellows to attend GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 16-20 (expenses paid), and receive a $1,500 stipend. Deadline extended to Aug. 15.


Posted on 07/12/16
AHCJ Fellowship on Comparative Effectiveness Research
 

AHCJ-NLM Fellowships

AHCJ has teamed up with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to present the AHCJ Fellowship on Comparative Effectiveness Research. A select group of fellows will be chosen to spend a week in Washington, D.C., learning how to write more accurate, in-depth stories on medical research and discovering how medical decisions are made.

The application deadline was Aug. 1.


Posted on 06/30/16
AHCJ-NLM Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ-NLM Fellowships

AHCJ 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. Enhance your medical and scientific reporting through this specialized fellowship.

The application deadline was 5 p.m. CT on Aug. 8.


Posted on 06/29/16
AHCJ Regional Health Journalism Fellowship: Great Lakes
 

The 2016-17 fellowship class will come from Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.

The aim of the program is to provide established journalists with the tools needed to improve the depth and amount of coverage focused on localizing critical health issues. The program is designed by journalists for journalists.

The application deadline was June 17.


Posted on 05/26/16
AHCJ-Kansas Health Journalism Fellowships
 

Need financial assistance to attend the national conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists?

Thanks to Kansas Health Foundation's generous support, AHCJ will be able to provide a few professional journalists with some support to attend the conference.


Posted on 10/17/14
AHCJ-Oregon Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with the support of the Northwest Health Foundation, provides financial assistance to a limited number of journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time Oregon print, broadcast and online journalists and part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism.


Posted on 02/12/14
AHCJ-Academic Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with support from The Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, provides financial assistance to college journalism students and college journalism instructors who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to U.S.-based students majoring in journalism or mass communication with a special interest in covering health or health care. Professors and other college instructors who are teaching health-related journalism are also welcome to apply.


Posted on 12/06/13
AHCJ-Colorado Health Journalism Fellowships
 

Need financial assistance to attend the national conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists?

Thanks to Colorado Health Foundation's generous support, AHCJ will be able to provide professional journalists with some support to attend the conference.


Posted on 12/04/13
AHCJ-Rhode Island Health Journalism Fellowships
 

Need financial assistance to attend the national conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists?

Thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation's generous support, AHCJ will be able to provide professional journalists with some support to attend the conference.


Posted on 12/04/13
AHCJ-California Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with the support of the California Health Care Foundation, provides financial assistance to journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time California print, broadcast and online journalists and part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism.


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-Missouri Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with the support of the Missouri Foundation for Health, provides financial assistance to journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time Missouri print, broadcast and online journalists and part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism. The student fellowships are open to full-time college or university students studying journalism or mass communication in Missouri.


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-Ethnic Media Health Journalism Fellowships
 
AHCJ-Ethnic Media Health Journalism Fellowships

AHCJ, with support from The Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, provides financial assistance to journalists who work at one of the nation's ethnic media outlets who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time journalists who work at one of the nation's ethnic media outlets – print, broadcast or online. Ethnic media is defined here as serving a predominantly minority or ethnic audience.


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-Healthier Beat Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with support from The Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, provides financial assistance to journalists who cover beats other than health who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference because they are being asked to cover health angles on their nonhealth beats.

These fellowships are aimed at daily beat reporters whose chief assignment is covering environment, business, education or government and are not members of AHCJ. As more newsroom reporters discover they need to cover health angles on non-health beats, the value of understanding health concepts becomes clear.


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-New York Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ provides financial assistance to a limited number of journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time New York print, broadcast and online journalists and part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism. (See this year's funded counties.)


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-Rural Health Journalism Fellowships
 

Need financial assistance to attend the annual conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists?

With support from The Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, this fellowship is intended for reporters and editors working in rural towns and counties or who work for outlets serving a predominately rural population. (Generally, this includes counties with populations below 100,000.) 


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-Georgia Health Journalism Fellowships
 

AHCJ, with the support of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, provides financial assistance to a limited number of journalists who wish to attend AHCJ's annual conference.

Fellowships are open to full-time Georgia print, broadcast and online journalists and part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism.


Posted on 01/01/12
AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowships
 

 AHCJ teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – with the support of the CDC Foundation – for this national fellowship program for journalists. Fellows spend a week studying public health issues at two CDC campuses.


Posted on 07/08/11