AHCJ- National Cancer Reporting Fellowship

AHCJ will select journalists for three days of training Nov. 14-16, 2022, with experts from the National Institutes of Health to increase participants’ understanding of and ability to report accurately on complex scientific findings, provide insight into the work of cancer researchers and better localize cancer-related stories.

This is likely to be an in-person event in Bethesda, Md. Applicants should be willing to travel or participate virtually, if circumstances require it.

Session topics are likely to include:

  • COVID-19 and cancer connections
  • Moonshots, dream teams and wars on cancer: What’s ahead?
  • Cancer evidence by the numbers
  • Hands-on exercises: How to understand and communicate cancer statistics
  • The world of guidelines and cancer screening
  • Detecting and debunking misinformation
  • How clinical trials work
  • Using SEER and other data resources
  • Storybuilding: Including patients in the equation

Opportunity offered by:

Association of Health Care Journalists

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…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

United States (all)

Areas of focus

General Funding

Application deadline:
December 8, 2021