This edition of member news includes accomplishments from AHCJ members Ken Alltucker, Jeanette Beebe, Suzanne Bohan, Helene Epstein, Liza Gross, Catherine Guthrie, Phyllis Hanlon, Markian Hawryluk, Christine Herman, Harriet Hodgson, Tayla Holman, Stephanie Innes, Jason Kane, Prerna Mona Khanna, David Levine, Doug Levy, Jane Palmer, Katja Ridderbusch, Lara Salahi, Laura Santhanam, Joanne Silberner, Don Tepper and Lynne Terry. Continue reading
The program, which focuses on different regions each year, is dedicated this year to journalists from the Mountain States region of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah. Past classes of fellows have come from the northern Midwest and Plains, the Southeast, the West Coast, the South Central United States, the Great Lakes and the mid-Atlantic states.
The new fellowship class will gather for the first time next month. Find out who the fellows are.
Lisa Chedekel, an active member of AHCJ and an award-winning investigative reporter on health care systems in Connecticut, died of cancer on Jan. 12. She was 57.
In a 2012 member profile, Chedekel told AHCJ member Andy Miller she naturally gravitated toward health as a beat: “For me, in-depth stories about health had a more universal and compelling appeal than other beats I’d covered,” she said. “Stories on health offer both hard data and real people – the two things that, to me, make the best stories.” Continue reading
This edition of member news includes accomplishments from AHCJ members Kay Colby, Cynthia Craft, Karl Eisenhower, Ellen Eldridge, Blake Farmer, Jondi Gumz, Christine Herman, Bonny McClain , David Oliver, Eric Rosenthal, Tamara Sellman and Meg Wingerter.
The Association of Health Care Journalists welcomes experienced journalist Cynthia Craft to its full-time staff in a new position, director of engagement.
She will play a key role in daily operations of the association including membership, outreach efforts and online resources.
Craft joins the organization after an extensive career in daily journalism, including a decade on the health care beat. Continue reading
All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves. Continue reading