Core Topics

The launched in 2009 as a freestanding initiative of the USC Center for Health Journalism. It provides engaging and authoritative content on health, health disparities and the shifting landscape of health policy in America, as well as a range of writings on how journalists cover these topics. brings together diverse voices, ranging from journalists to clinicians to community health workers, and also features the work produced by Center for Health Journalism Fellows for their partner outlets and our Center for Health Journalism-led bilingual News Collaboratives, for which we provide editorial and project leadership.

Here are our Core Topics/Columns Member Posts: The Center for Health Journalism invites journalists, policy thinkers and medical professionals to share their perspectives with our diverse and interdisciplinary community. Our member column captures a range of perspectives on health, health policy and health journalism. Interested in contributing? Reach out to