This program, aimed at better training reporters in covering the health aspects of non-health beats, is supported this year by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
- Leah Cayson, reporter, The Decatur (Ala.) Daily
- Brianna Ehley, reporter, The Fiscal Times, Washington, D.C.
- James Nord, reporter, MinnPost.Com, Excelsior, Minn.
- Scott Scanlon, Refresh editor, The Buffalo (N.Y.) News
- Gracie Staples, writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Irma Widjojo, staff reporter, Vallejo (Calif.) Times-Herald