Cancer reporting fellowship available [US]

Posted on Oct 25, 2021 in Specialized Topics

Journalists in the United States with an interest in reporting on cancer research can apply for a fellowship.

The Association of Health Care Journalists is offering the National Cancer Reporting Fellowship.  The program comprises an online training 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.

The online training will be held Jan. 11 to 13, 2022.

Session topics include COVID-19 and cancer connections, cancer evidence by the numbers, the world of guidelines and cancer screening, how to understand and communicate cancer statistics, and how clinical trials work.

The application deadline in Dec. 1.