Medicine in the Media 2012: Course on Evidence-Based Health Reporting

Oct 14, 2012 to Oct 17, 2012

Location 9600 Newbridge Drive
Potomac, MD
Cost --
Details Medicine in the Media: The Challenges of Reporting on Medical Research, presented by the Office of Disease Prevention at the National Institutes of Health.

This years course, to be held October 1417, 2012 at the Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, is open to bloggers, reporters, and editors who provide the general public with news stories about health and health care via print, broadcast, or online media. While participants should be eager to enhance their skills in medical science reporting, they need not have extensive experience or a background in medical journalism. The course will teach attendees to:

Interpret and evaluate research findings, including statistics;
Select stories that hold meaningful messages for the public; and
Place stories in their appropriate context.

The deadline to apply is June 1, 2012, at 5 p.m. ET. Please help us get the word out to your members/readers, and dont forget to apply today.
Venue Bolger Conference Center
Website http://www.bolgercenter.com/
RSVP http://prevention.nih.gov/medmediacourse/

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