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AIDS in America:  A Forgotten Epidemic? A Conference for News Leaders

AIDS in America: A Forgotten Epidemic? A Conference for News Leaders

The Kaiser Media Fellowships Program, in partnership with the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, hosts “AIDS in America: A Forgotten Epidemic? A Conference for News Leaders,” a conference for editors and news directors, Friday, March 19, to Sunday, March 21.

The conference includes presentations by David Satcher, M.D., former U.S. Surgeon General, Director of the National Center for Primary Care; Julie Gerberding, M.D., Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control; Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Institutes on Health, and others and a discussion of “AIDS at 21: Media Coverage of the HIV Epidemic 1981-2002,” a comprehensive new Kaiser study published in the March/April edition of the Columbia Journalism Review.

The event will be held in the Foundation’s Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington, DC.

Agenda

AIDS at 21: Media Coverage of the HIV Epidemic 1981-2002,” Columbia Journalism Review

icon_presentations.gifPresentation by Jennifer Kates, Director, HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Local View of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States

icon_presentations.gifGlossary of Data and Terms

icon_reports_studies.gif Columbia Journalism School’s Summary Report

The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism presented a similar conference for journalists in 2002, “The Coverage of HIV/AIDS: What’s Next?” that focused on the global AIDS crisis.