Health Journalism 2015

04/23/15 - 04/26/15     Santa Clara, CA

April 23-26, 2015

Join hundreds of journalism colleagues in California’s Silicon Valley — an intersection of health and technology, and home to Health Journalism 2015.

PHOTOS: Watch AHCJ's Facebook page for photos from the conference.


Spotlight speakers

Physician and bestselling author Abraham Verghese, M.D., on the importance of bedside medicine and physical examination in an era of advanced medical technology.

Deane Marchbein, M.D., the U.S. president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, offering the latest Ebola report from her work in Africa.

Newsmaker briefing

Robert McDonald, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will hold a news conference.

Workshops and panels

See the packed daily lineups!

Field trips

Sign up for educational tours of nearby research, clinical and teaching facilities.

Freelance PitchFest

Freelance writers may register for short pitch meetings with assigning editors from some of the top magazines, newspapers and websites.

Awards luncheon

The annual Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism Journalists will recognize the best work of 2014.


Attend the Welcome to Silicon Valley Reception on Thursday evening and the Salute to Health Journalism Reception on Saturday evening.


Join us in the Exhibit Hall for desserts, snacks and great AHCJ prize giveaways.

Membership meeting

Come hear about AHCJ's latest efforts from your elected board.