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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: A Summer Opportunity and More

A summer internship for journalism students and opportunities in non-profits, academia, media and a health care system for more experienced writers.

Part two of project on urban Native American health focuses on war on diabetes

Native Americans have the highest diabetes rate among all racial and ethnic groups in America and offer a preview of where the rest of the country is headed. They also have found ways to keep the disease at bay.

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Your chance to promote solutions to health problems

Does being part of an organization that "works to reduce hidden risks to the health, safety, and well-being of American consumers" sound like a job for you? Don’t miss our featured opportunity. 

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Reporting for Medical Colleges

Are you interested in writing about medical education, research and clinical care? Or are you a student looking for a paid summer internship? We've got options for you.

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Report from a Medical Hub

Gainesville is quickly growing into the medical hub of Florida. Check out this week’s featured opportunity to report from an area with three hospitals and several biotech operations.

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Tools for Covering Veterans' Issues

Interested in covering veterans' issues? Poynter News University has a webinar for you. Also, take a look at this week's handful of opportunities in web reporting and editing.

Living the Bill of Rights: Professor Clem Work Sets a High Bar for Journalists and Citizens

A tribute to a deeply influential and inspiring journalism professor, now retiring from the University of Montana.

Why Kimber Solana Left Newspapers to Focus on Health at Medicare NewsGroup

Solana discusses his new job at the Medicare NewsGroup and why journalists shouldn't be afraid to chance something new.

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Report for an M.D. Audience

Those with experience writing for a health professionals might be interested in this week's featured opportunity. Also, check out the Awards section for more deadlines this weekend; there's still time to get your entries in.

Complete Health Reporting: Knowing When a Medical Study Alone Is Not Worth a Story

When is a medical study on its own not worth a story? A recent study on music therapy for anxiety offers some clues.

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Since the passage of the ACA, hospital consolidation has dramatically increased. Our webinar will give an overview of this trend, clarify what’s at stake for consumers, and give journalists fresh ideas for reporting in new, incisive ways. Our panel will include experts Martin Gaynor and Paul Ginsburg, as well as NYT’s Margot Sanger-Katz. More info here.

Reporting on Health invites fellows and friends who are attending the AHCJ conference to join us for drinks and appetizers from 6:30-8 p.m. April 24 at Pedro's Restaurant & Cantina, 3935 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara.  We'll buy a drink for the first 30 folks who arrive and provide appetizers for all. RSVP here.

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How can journalists and foundations collaborate to deepen and improve reporting on underserved communities? Our USC Annenberg School of Journalism program in collaboration with The California Endowment, the Wyncote Foundation and Media Impact Funders, convened 75 leaders from both fields.

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