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The Medical Journalists’ Association has a membership of more than 400 health and medical writers, broadcasters and editors. We are based in the UK and exist to promote excellence in journalism, encourage and support our membership and provide opportunities for networking.

Upcoming MJA Events


  • MJA honours David’s stats-tastic work - The Medical Journalists’ Association is delighted to announce that statistician and science communicator extraordinaire, Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, will be presented with the MJA Lifetime Achievement Award at our 2021 Read more...



Awards Latest

  • Finalists for the 2021 MJA Awards - It has been extraordinary year for health and medical journalism, and this was reflected in the depth and breadth of entries for this year’s Medical Journalists’ Association Awards. As you Read more...

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Member Benefits

  • More reasons to join the MJA - Membership of the Medical Journalists’ Association brings a host of benefits. These include discounts for books published by the MIT press and even car hire. We have negotiated free access Read more...

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  • Watch the 2020 MJA Awards -   If you weren’t able to watch the MJA Awards in real time, you can catch up with our virtual ceremony here. Congratulations to everyone who made the shortlists, to Read more...