Health Journalism 2017
04/20/17 - 04/23/17 Orlando, FL
Thank you for joining us in Orlando!
Nearly 700 people attended the world’s premier training event for journalists interested in covering health care, medical research, public health issues, consumer health, ethics and the business of health care.
Health Journalism 2017 hosted hundreds of reporters, editors, producers and news directors taking part in educational sessions, skills-building opportunities and career networking.
Violence as a public health emergency
Georges Benjamin, M.D.
Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Rachel Davis, M.S.W.
Managing Director, Prevention Institute
Gary Slutkin, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Cure Violence
Health and medicine reporter, The Baltimore Sun
Public health experts will participate in a roundtable about applying public health interventions to change the underlying conditions that foster and spread violence.
AWARDS LUNCHEON PRESENTATION
More than a meal: Serving up a health care solution
Ellie Hollander, president and CEO of Meals on Wheels, will talk about efforts to integrate the tried and true “more than just a meal” model into health care as the rapidly growing senior population is poised to almost double by 2050 and the need for services will continue to rise.
See the packed daily lineups!
Sign up for educational tours of nearby research, clinical and teaching facilities.
Follow a basic science track or a gene editing track, learn how to better engage readers or how to make use of cell phone video, focus on how to better protect your sources or better explain medical studies.
Register for short pitch meetings with assigning editors from some of the top magazines, newspapers and websites.
Share the pride at the annual Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.
Attend the Welcome to Orlando 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.
Come hear about AHCJ's latest efforts from your elected board.
Participate on Twitter
Tweet about the conference using #AHCJ17 and using the special hashtag designated for each panel on the conference schedule.
Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, Fla. 32819
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Nemours Children's Health System
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
New York State Health Foundation
Health Foundation for Western & Central New York
California Health Care Foundation
Missouri Foundation for Health
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Florida Society of News Editors
Health Foundation of South Florida