The Center for Health, Media & Policy is helping a new generation of journalists advance their understanding and coverage of key issues and policy challenges surrounding the U.S. healthcare and nursing workforce.


9367248857_e5d19fafca_zAs the nation focuses on improving people’s experiences with care, improving health, and reducing health care costs, this fellowship will enable journalists to improve coverage of this topic, with particular attention to the factors that affect existing and new roles of nurses and other health care providers.


Our media fellow investigates and reports on a relevant topic of choice for eight months, including cross-platform reporting. A stipend and financial support is available to attend a major healthcare or health journalism conference, to foster networking and conversations with other journalists about nursing and workforce issues.


There are also opportunities for one-on-one learning, training and networking with experts in nursing, policy and journalism.


We select a fellow from a pool of post-graduate and early career health journalist applicants in August; he or she begins work with the Center in September.


The fellowship was supported by a grant from the Johnson & Johnson Foundation for the 2015 and 2016 Fellows.


Learn more and download the requirements here.


Yael Maxwell was our 2015 Fellow. Learn more about her projects here.

Melissa Patrick was our 2016 Fellow. Learn more about her projects here.


For more information email Program Director Liz Seegert.