Skip to main content.

Latest Posts

Picture of Marissa Ortega-Welch
December 19, 2017 | 0 comments
"I knew that in order to make a policy story work on the airwaves, I would need to find stories of the people whose lives it would affect –– and I would need to do it fast," writes reporter Marissa... more
Picture of Kellie  Schmitt
December 18, 2017 | 0 comments
The use of crowdfunding to cover medical costs has grown rapidly in recent years. The trend provides insights into gaps in health coverage, but also poses some problems health reporters should keep... more
Picture of Anna Romano
December 15, 2017 | 0 comments
Get the latest job listings in health journalism and communications, including radio, newspaper and online editing.
Picture of Monica Velez
December 13, 2017 | 0 comments
A reporter set out to do a set of stories on the difficulties Merced County residents already faced in accessing care. Then, eight health clinics serving Medicaid patients in the county closed.
Picture of Michelle Levander
December 12, 2017 | 0 comments
The newly announced Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund will provide reporting grants of up to $10,000 news outlets, news collaboratives or individual reporters to undertake investigative or... more
Picture of Katharine Gammon
December 12, 2017 | 0 comments
A psychiatrist who has studied migrant and refugee children around the world points to one powerful protective factor against tremendous adversity — social connections.
Picture of Kellie  Schmitt
December 08, 2017 | 0 comments
Experts increasingly point to the high cost of care in America — not necessarily the overuse of care — as the chronic illness of the U.S. system. Here's one model for reporting on the story in your... more
Picture of Anna Romano
December 08, 2017 | 0 comments is looking for a temporary health writer/editor to identify, write, and produce health stories with national interest.
Picture of Mackenzie Mays
December 07, 2017 | 0 comments
"The community engagement process pushed me out of my reporting comfort zone, and not only led to new sources but strengthened the relationships I had with previous sources," writes Fresno Bee... more
Picture of Louise McCarthy
December 05, 2017 | 1 comments
Community clinics in Los Angeles know they have to find new ways to get at the social factors that ultimately shape health if they're going to make a real difference in their patients' lives.
Picture of William Heisel
December 04, 2017 | 0 comments
In his first of two final posts for the Antidote blog, longtime contributing editor William Heisel reflects on how journalists can cultivate a more thoughtful relationship with their sources.
Picture of Ryan White
December 01, 2017 | 0 comments
Earlier this week, Harvard researchers released a study that makes a downright gloomy prediction: Nearly six in 10 of today’s children will be obese by age 35, if current trends continue.
Picture of Anna Romano
December 01, 2017 | 0 comments
Check out these new health journalism openings across the country and California journalists, don't forget to apply to the 2018 California Health Data Journalism Fellowship
Picture of John  James
November 30, 2017 | 0 comments
Two patient advocates make a case for why patients need a stronger bill of rights to ensure they receive quality care and are more involved in care decisions.
Picture of Jean Twenge
November 30, 2017 | 0 comments
"After scouring several large surveys of teens for clues," researcher Jean Twenge writes, "I found that all of the possibilities traced back to a major change in teens’ lives: the sudden ascendance... more



Member Activities

Roch Vachon commented on a post

Join the conversation.

Anna Romano has shared a blog post

Read it.

Jill Replogle has shared a fellowship project

Read it.

Judith Mernit joined the community

Connect with Judith Mernit

Jennifer Takhar joined the community

Connect with Jennifer Takhar
More Member Activities

Follow Us



CHJ Icon