Health Journalism 2018
04/12/18 - 04/15/18 Phoenix, AZ
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AHCJ celebrates 20 years with conference in the desert
More than 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 2018 hosted hundreds of reporters, editors, producers and news directors taking part in educational sessions, skills-building opportunities and career networking.
Spotlight speakers included:
John Carreyrou, Pulitzer Prize- and AHCJ Award-winning investigative reporter, The Wall Street Journal; author ,“Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup”
Donald K. Warne, M.D., M.P.H., chair, Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University; senior policy adviser of Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
David Blumenthal, M.D., president, The Commonwealth Fund
Otis Brawley, M.D., M.A.C.P., chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president, American Cancer Society
Wilson Bryan, M.D., director, Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Carolyn Jones, director and executive producer, Defining Hope
Mary L. Smith,
member, Cherokee nation; former principal deputy director, Indian Health Service
Julie Willems Van Dijk, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.
director, County Health Rankings and Roadmaps and RWJF Culture of Health Prize
The rise of gene therapy
States and health care in the age of Trump: Wishes and waivers
How hospital consolidations are affecting the cost of health care
What you need to know about reporting on Native American health issues
Special challenges of covering immigrant health
Free health data for journalists: How to make the most of it
Finding organization in the chaos of mass violence
The health care role ahead for artificial intelligence
How to evaluate hospital charity care and bad debt
The future of veterans’ health
Evolving pain control
Will Congress protect Medicare?
And dozens more panels, classes and workshops
Annual journalism awards luncheon
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Banner Health/University of Arizona
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
The Arizona Republic/azcentral
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Laura and John Arnold Foundation
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
California Health Care Foundation
Missouri Foundation for Health
New York State Health Foundation
Health Foundation for Western & Central New York