Fellows Named for 2023 Health Care Symposium in D.C.

Fifteen journalists were selected for SABEW’s 2023 Health Care Symposium in Washington, D.C., March 23-25. Throughout the three-day program, fellows will take a deep dive into hot-button issues with experts and veteran reporters to discuss topics including the ongoing impact of Covid, abortion and changes in reimbursement for prescription drugs.

This year’s Health Care Symposium fellows are:

  1.  Delilah Alvarado, associate editor, Industry Dive, Hutto, Texas
  2.  Rachel Cohrs, Washington correspondent, STAT, Washington, D.C.
  3.  Lauren Coleman-Lochner, reporter, Bloomberg News, New York
  4.  Sara Gilgore, health care and biotech reporter, Washington Business Journal, Washington, D.C.
  5.  Alena Hall, managing editor, Forbes Health, Asheville, N.C.
  6.  Mitchell Hartman, correspondent, Marketplace, Portland, Ore.
  7.  Armie Lee, health care reporter, The Deal, New York
  8.  Maura McDermott, business and health care writer, Newsday, New York
  9.  Cassie McGrath, health care reporter, Boston Business Journal, Boston
  10.  Annalisa Merelli, senior reporter, Quartz, New York
  11.  Jacqueline Neber, health care reporter, Crain’s New York Business, New York
  12.  Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez, Nevada correspondent, KHN, Elko, Nev.
  13.  Emilia Ruzicka, data reporter, Stacker, Washington, D.C.
  14.  Sarah Volpenhein, health care reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee
  15.  Kristine White, reporter, Healthcare Brew, Everett, Wash.

The Health Care Symposium will take place at the National Press Club and Northwestern University’s Medill News Service in Washington, D.C.

The symposium will include speakers from:

  • AARP’s Public Policy Institute
  • Center on Health Insurance Reforms
  • The Commonwealth Fund
  • John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • The Washington Post
  • Kaiser Health News

The Health Care Symposium is part of a grant from The Commonwealth Fund to SABEW to educate journalists on health care issues. The Commonwealth Fund is a national, private foundation based in New York City that supports independent research on health care issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy.

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