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Center for Health Journalism Fellowships Posts

Here is where you'll find news about the Center for Health Journalism Fellowships program and its participants. Check back often for updates on Fellows and their work, live-blogging of our seminars, and more from our staff.

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From periphery to a core skillset: Nixon reflects on massive shift in data journalism's role in newsgathering.
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The state is facing a hospital boarding crisis, compounded by vast mental health care deserts.
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The U.S. has the worst maternal mortality rate among developed countries, and North Carolina has one of the highest rates of infant deaths in the nation.
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We're happy to announce this year's Data Fellows, a diverse group of ambitious journalists pursuing data-driven projects.
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In 2004, Wade Lay and his 19-year-old son, Chris, attempted to rob a bank in Tulsa. Wade's daughter is still struggling with the fallout.
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When we asked Bigler Stouffer, five days before his execution, if he’d chosen his last words, he didn’t hesitate: “Father, forgive them.” He meant his jailers. 
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As the number of evictions rises, a new reporting project will look at the mental health effects for children in Connecticut.
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Before the overturn of Roe v. Wade, Southern Texas was already an abortion desert.
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Thomas Alba attended his thrice-weekly dialysis sessions for more than a decade before receiving what physicians term an "involuntary discharge."
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A growing population of unhoused Mississippians are caught in limbo between the legally accepted definition of homelessness and stable housing.



The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 National Fellowship will provide $2,000 to $10,000 reporting grants, five months of mentoring from a veteran journalist, and a week of intensive training at USC Annenberg in Los Angeles from July 16-20. Click here for more information and the application form, due May 5.

The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 Symposium on Domestic Violence provides reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The next session will be offered virtually on Friday, March 31. Journalists attending the symposium will be eligible to apply for a reporting grant of $2,000 to $10,000 from our Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund. Find more info here!


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