Snyderman’s MSNBC show is canceled

In a little bit of news that may have gone unnoticed over the holidays, “Dr. Nancy,” a health program on MSNBC featuring Nancy Snyderman, M.D., has been canceled in the cable channel’s latest changes to its lineup. The show launched on June 29, 2009. See earlier posts about Snyderman’s show. Snyderman previously worked for ABC, […]

Blogger’s open letter criticizes Snyderman

Daily Kos contributor JDWolverton posts  his critical open letter to Dr. Nancy Snyderman, the host of MSNBC’s new midday health show, and pleads for her to cover health care reform from the perspective of the average consumer. Wolverton also says she does not “quote peer reviewed sources,” has not revealed to viewers that the frequently […]

NBC’s Snyderman to host daily health news show

Nancy Snyderman, M.D., chief medical editor for NBC News, will anchor a one-hour daily show about health news and issues that will air on MSNBC beginning June 29. According to the press release, Snyderman “will tackle everything from health and wellness tips and medical breakthroughs to in-depth looks at health policy as it makes its […]

Member’s JAMA piece looks at ethical considerations of physician-journalists

AHCJ member Rita Rubin explores the tricky territory of working as a doctor and a journalist in a “Medical News & Perspectives” piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association. She highlights several examples of physician-journalists who have walked the ethical tight rope, including Nancy Snyderman, Sanjay Gupta, Mehmet Oz, Jennifer Ashton and David Samadi. […]

Catch up on the latest news about AHCJ members

Members of AHCJ have been busy! Read about their latest accomplishments: Ted Agres has become a senior editor at Health Affairs, overseeing the Policy Briefs. Jeff Baillon, investigative reporter for KMSP-Minneapolis/St. Paul, received an upper Midwest regional Emmy award for an investigative project titled “Cover Your Assets.” Antigone Barton received a Nieman Fellowship for Global […]

NewsPro issue on AHCJ, health journalism (#ahcj2010)

NewsPro has once again turned the spotlight toward health journalism and AHCJ, just in time for Health Journalism 2010 in Chicago. Find a PDF of the full issue here, or go to the issue’s online index. In addition to profiles of AHCJ award winners, highlights include: A preview of the main attractions at Health Journalism […]