Association of Health Care Journalists

Association of Health Care Journalists Missouri School of Journalism 10 Neff Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2203
United States

About This Funder

The Association of Health Care Journalists, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care issues. Its mission is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of health care reporting, writing and editing. AHCJ is classified as a 501(c)(6), a nonprofit professional trade association.


  1. To support the highest standards of reporting, writing, editing, and broadcasting in health care journalism for the general public and trade publications.

  2. To develop a strong and vibrant community of journalists concerned with all forms of health care journalism.

  3. To raise the stature of health care journalism in newsrooms, the industry, and the public, as a whole.

  4. To promote understanding between journalists and sources of news about how each can best serve the public.

  5. To advocate for the free flow of information to the public.

  6. To advocate for the improvement of professional development opportunities for journalists who cover any aspect of health and health care.

Current and Previous Opportunities

AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowship

U.S. (all)

A select group of journalists will be chosen to spend four days in early 2021 interacting with CDC experts.

January 01, 2021

National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowships

U.S. (all)

Max Fund Amount
May 10, 2021

AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance

U.S. (all)

Max Fund Amount
November 08, 2021

AHCJ- National Cancer Reporting Fellowship

U.S. (all)

December 01, 2021