2014 Health Care Symposium- Atlanta, November 13-14

business of healthcareSpecial to SABEW

ATLANTA – SABEW’s 2014 Health Care Symposium, Nov. 13-14, will focus on health care and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

The event will be held at the University of Georgia’s Gwinnett Campus in suburban Atlanta. Co-sponsor is the University’s Grady College of Journalism, along with the graduate program in Health & Medical Journalism, the Center for Health and Risk Communication and the Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management & Leadership.

View the symposium details including schedule, speakers, fellows and sponsors.

commonwealthfundlogoThe Commonwealth Fund awarded a grant to SABEW to develop the symposium, which will be styled along the lines of two other SABEW training programs in New York in 2012 and in Chicago in 2013.

The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13 and conclude Friday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m.

“Healthcare is one of the most important and complex economic stories we cover in the media,” said Marty Wolk, SABEW president and managing editor of MSN Money. “These annual seminars, developed by SABEW with support from the Commonwealth Fund, have become great opportunities to meet with experts, generate new story ideas and share notes with others covering the beat.”

Those selected will receive round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations and an expense stipend.

Since 2007, Commonwealth has sponsored SABEW’s education efforts in the specialized area of healthcare reform.

About The Commonwealth Fund:

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

The Commonwealth Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on healthcare issues and making grants to improve healthcare practice and policy.


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