Posts Tagged ‘NAMC’

AHCJ Invites Qualified Health Journalists and Broadcasters to Possibly Connect

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

In a recent post I wrote about the unfortunate disbandment of NAMC and provided information about the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) as a possible alternative for former members to continue in health journalism.
“NAMC folds, qualified members invited to AHCJ” by Pia Christensen, AHCJ member writes about the disbandment […]

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Legacy of NAMC Comes to a Halt, Founding Member Bill Crounse, MD Bids Farewell and AHCJ Open its Doors

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:17 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

First, I’d like to say with a very heavy heart how saddened I am by the news of the disbandment of NAMC…

The National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC) closes its doors after more than two decades of inspiring health professionals to accurately communicate health and medical information to the public.
NAMC […]

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Bruce Dan, MD Blogs About His Cancer Treatment

Monday, May 3, 2010 12:57 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
For Health Consumers and Medical Professionals

Heartfelt accounts of cancer treatment documented with humor
Part  I

“I must say, good-naturedly, that the physicians and nurses are reluctant to give you an exact answer to a question.  It’s always, “It depends.”  I realize that things vary, but if a Martian came to earth and […]

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CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, MD Receives Health Communications Achievement Award

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 13:38 2 Comments

NAMC Honors Sanjay Gupta, MD at the 29th Annual AMA Medical Communications Conference
By Barbara Ficarra
Sanjay Gupta, MD, chief medical correspondent for CNN, is recognized for his outstanding contributions in health communications by the National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC).
Dr. Gupta graciously accepted the first health communications achievement award at the 29th Annual American Medical Association’s […]

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29th Annual Medical Communications Conference a Success!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 17:17 2 Comments

Presented by the American Medical Association and the National Association of Medical Communicators
By Barbara Ficarra
I recently returned from the 29th Annual Medical Communications Conference sponsored by the American Medical Association and the National Association of Medical Communicators where I presented two workshops.
Medical professionals passionate for improving media and communications skills gathered at the Hyatt Regency […]

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