Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Medicine in the Media Course

Published on
May 17, 2012

Whether you are looking for an opportunity to blog, edit or research topics in health, we've included opportunities for you. Also, check out the "Medicine in the Media Course"; you've only got two weeks to apply.

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Featured Opportunities

Medicine in the Media Course, National Institutes of Health's Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)
Eligibility: "Journalists whose primary audience is the general public. Applicants may produce news stories about health or healthcare for newspapers, magazines, or newsletters; television or radio; or on-line media. Participants should be eager to develop skills and knowledge necessary for good medical and health reporting."
Location: Potomac, MD
Date: October 14-17, 2012
Cost: No cost
From the Website: "The course examines the opportunities and challenges of communicating medical research results to the public. It stresses an evidence-based approach and re-examines common beliefs about medicine. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to interpret and evaluate research findings, how to select stories that hold meaning for the public, and how to place a science story in its appropriate context.."
Application Deadline: June 1, 2012


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