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AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowships

12/14/09 - 12/18/09     Atlanta, GA

AHCJ-CDC FellowshipsThe Association of Health Care Journalists has teamed up with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for this national fellowship program for journalists. Ten fellows are chosen to spend a week studying a variety of public health issues at two CDC campuses.

The AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellows will:

  • attend sessions on epidemiology, global disease prevention efforts, pandemic flu preparedness, climate change, vaccine safety, obesity, autism and more
  • tour the CDC director's National Emergency Operations Center
  • meet new sources on policy and research
  • learn how to tap the agency's abundant resources to produce better stories

The competitive fellowships are supported by the CDC Foundation and are open to professional journalists working in the United States.

The fellowships include membership, travel, lodging and meals.

Check back for more details and an application soon