National Library of Medicine Announces 2016 Association of Health Care Journalists –NLM Journalism Fellows
NLM announced the 2016 Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)-National Library of Medicine (NLM) Fellows class featuring seven reporters and editors representing diverse media backgrounds. The 2016 AHCJ-NLM Fellows are: Rachel Bluth (@RachelHBluth), reporter, Kaiser Health News Shannon Firth (@shannonfirth), Washington reporter, MedPage Today Julio Ochoa (@julioochoa), editor, WUSF-Health News Florida David Wahlberg (@davidkwahlberg), health/medical reporter, Wisconsin State Journal Leigh Ann Winick (@LeighAnnWinick), medical producer, CBS News Paula Andalo (@paula_andalo), senior managing editor, HolaDoctor Laura Beil (@LJBeil), independent journalist, Dallas Now in its eight year, the program brings journalists selected by AHCJ to NLM for four days of training to better use some of NLM’s health information resources, such as PubMed, PubMed Health, Genetics Home Reference,TOXMAP, ClinicalTrials.gov, and MedlinePlus. This year’s Fellows class will be at NLM Sept. 26-30. “The key to good health is getting the very best health information,” said NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “Certainly health care journalists play a key role in informing the public about health and medicine. I’m gratified that this talented group will get an in-depth look at NLM information services, to help them do their important work more effectively.” The 2016 AHCJ-NLM Fellows also will receive briefings about health care issues, such as a health disparities...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: News from NLM Source Type: news
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