Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky, MD, is the executive editor of "Reuters Health":http://www.reutershealth.com/. He teaches medical journalism at New York University's "Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program":http://journalism.nyu.edu/graduate/courses-of-study/science-health-and-environmental-reporting/, is the treasurer of the "Association of Health Care Journalists":http://healthjournalism.org/, and blogs at "Embargo Watch":http://embargowatch.wordpress.com/ and "Retraction Watch":http://retractionwatch.wordpress.com/. He has also served as managing editor, online, of Scientific American, deputy editor of The Scientist, and editor-in-chief of the now-defunct Praxis Post. For three years, he taught in the health and medicine track at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism. Ivan earned his bachelor's at Harvard, where he was executive editor of The Harvard Crimson, and his MD at the New York University of School of Medicine, where he holds an appointment as clinical assistant professor of medicine.

by Ivan Oransky

It has become a truism — if one not repeated often enough — that those of us teaching journalism are now preparing our students for jobs that didn’t exist when we started our careers. That might make some think of social media editors, reporter-programmers, and community managers. But even among graduates whose titles would be [...] more »

by Ivan Oransky

I learned how to be a journalist at my college paper. I didn’t go to journalism school. But I teach at one, and from the time that I became an adjunct at New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) in 2002, I would periodically think about how to recreate the experience of [...] more »