About AHCJ: General News

2006 National Conference sees record number Date: 03/20/06

Health Journalism 2006, the national conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists, was held March 16-19 in Houston. The conference, produced by the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism and AHCJ, featured panel sessions, workshops and field trips meant to deepen journalists’ understanding of the health topics they are called upon to cover most: health policy, medical research, consumer health, ethics and the business of health care.

Award-winning reporters joined medical and policy experts in leading the workshops.


  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • University of Texas Health Science Center


  • University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
  • Texas Medical Center News
  • The Houston Chronicle
  • The Associated Press
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • California HealthCare Foundation
  • Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
  • The Commonwealth Fund
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • RTI International