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HJ23 conference fellows announced

Photo by Andrea WanerAttendees enjoying lunch during HJ22 in Austin, Texas.

With the support of AHCJ’s generous funders, financial assistance will be provided to more than 60 journalists to attend Health Journalism 2023 in St. Louis from March 9-12, 2023. 

Typically, conference fellowships are place-based and open to full-time print, broadcast and online journalists, as well as part-timers or freelancers who derive the majority of their income from journalism. 

Congratulations to the HJ23 fellows!

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AHCJ awards 2023 Health Performance Reporting Fellowships

Photo grid of the eight HP fellows selected for 2023.

(Left to right from the top) Katia Riddle, Lauren Clason, Nada Hassanein, Ken Alltucker, Keren Landman, Penny Dickerson, Adrianna Rodriguez, and Karen Weintraub.

This year, the program will support eight fellows working on five projects at local and national media outlets.

​​The Association of Health Care Journalists has awarded the 2023 Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance to eight mid-career journalists who will pursue five yearlong reporting projects examining health care systems and health equity.

The program, supported by The Commonwealth Fund, is in its 13th year. It’s designed to provide support and education for promising health care journalists working in resource-strapped newsrooms, providing mentorship they wouldn’t otherwise be able to obtain; encouraging reporting on issues related to the performance of U.S. health care systems – either local, regional, or national; and fostering and nurturing a more diverse field of skilled health care journalists to inform public debate and problem solving in an area that touches all Americans.

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AHCJ announces 2022 recipients of Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism

AHCJ is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.

Now in its 19th year, the contest recognizes the best of print, broadcast and online health care journalism. The 2022 contest drew 429 entries in 14 categories; there were 14 first-place winners.

“We are excited by the high level of engagement and interest in our contest, from such a broad swath of talented journalists,” said Carrie Feibel, AHCJ board member and chair of AHCJ’s Contest Committee. “It’s inspiring to see the diversity of stories. It’s a testament to the growth and importance of the health beat.”

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