If you are joining us for Health Journalism 2019 in Baltimore in a few weeks, be sure to arrive in time to attend the Thursday morning workshop on reporting on medical studies.
For those not attending any field trips, you have the opportunity to come and hear from two new speakers this year who will expand our discussion of medical research coverage to cost effectiveness, policy and patient-centered outcomes studies, plus some extra diving into understanding those intimidating biostats in studies! Continue reading
So far, it’s looking as if our upcoming Health Journalism 2019 conference in Baltimore May 2-5 is going to be one of our largest and busiest info-packed gatherings ever.
As the event grows nearer, here’s a handy checklist to help independent journalists, in particular, get ready.
Before the conference, you’ll want to go to our online freelance directory to: Continue reading
Congratulations to our AHCJ-Colorado Health Journalism fellows, who will be attending Health Journalism 2019.
We were able to support these fellows this year thanks to funding from the Colorado Health Foundation. Continue reading
You’ve laced up your combat boots and fastened your helmet. Your Kevlar vest is safely snug against your chest. Your emergency first aid kit is nearby, with a couple different sedatives and anti-anxiety meds, potable alcohol, and multiple tissue boxes. You are ready to go on Twitter. Let the battle begin.
While yes, I jest, it’s no joke that the divisiveness and flood of falsehoods on Twitter can be maddening and even emotionally (not to mention cognitively) exhausting. You could spend 24-7 on Twitter correcting misconceptions, exaggerations and flat-out lies and make less impact than a drop of water on a wildfire. And that’s while pretending that Facebook, Pinterest and other sites don’t exist. Continue reading
Congratulations to our AHCJ-New York Health Journalism fellows, who will be attending Health Journalism 2019.
We were able to support these fellows this year thanks to funding from the New York State Health Foundation and the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York. Continue reading
Congratulations to our AHCJ-Academic Health Journalism fellows, who will be attending Health Journalism 2019.
We were able to support these fellows this year thanks to funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. Continue reading