AHCJ member benefit: American Journal of Public Health
The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is dedicated to original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health. This prestigious journal also regularly publishes authoritative editorials and commentaries and serves as a forum for the analysis of health policy. The stated mission of the Journal is "to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education." All published papers have undergone rigorous peer review (only one of five submitted papers is accepted for publication). Each month, the nation's most influential public health professionals turn to AJPH for the most current, authoritative, in-depth information in the field. An online subscription to AJPH normally costs more than $200.
Complimentary press access to the American Journal of Public Health is provided to members of the Association of Health Care Journalists by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Office of Communications. By accessing the site as a journalist, you are agreeing to abide by all APHA press policies and regulations. Press access is only for credentialed journalists and is only available through APHA. Sharing the password with others is a violation of APHA policies and may result in your access privileges being revoked.
Credentialed journalists can also gain access to embargoed material by signing up to receive monthly press releases highlighting upcoming articles before they are published online.