School of Public Health

Current Students

This section of the website is continually updated with essential information for MCH students. See below for announcements, events, and student resources. For more detailed information about assignment deadlines and funding, learning, and networking opportunities please explore the menu on the left. 


Safe At Every Stage is a free online training from Northwest Center for Public Health Practice about developmentally appropriate injury and violence prevention efforts.

MCH Trainee Toolkit links to online resources

MCH Training Handbook is a guide to MCH acronyms, graduate programs and practice

Announcements & Events

Webinar on Networking, the Job Market, and the Pandemic / Society for Epidemiological Research

Register now
August 19, 2020 / 9am-10:30pm
Learn how public health professionals are navigating the unique constraints of 2020 during this career development panel. Professionals from government, industry, and academia will discuss the state of the pandemic job market, opportunities and challenges. There will be a Q&A session following the discussion. Register today and you can submit questions to the panel anonymously.

Student Resources



Maternal and Child Health Leadership Competencies is a list developed by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) for students in MCH training programs.

MCH Leaders: A Self Assessment All first-year students should complete the Self-Assessment tool during fall quarter to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Students and their faculty advisors should review the competencies to develop a plan for coursework and experiential learning opportunities to gain these leadership skills during their time in the program.

MCH Navigator is an online portal to competency-based learning tools for students and professionals.


Student Annex We have a quiet study space in Health Sciences T-341E with computers and printers. Email Meena at to set up a time to pick up your keys from the MCH office F-351.

Pediatric Grand Rounds Weekly discussions on children's health with experts at Seattle Children's Hospital. Attend in person or watch webcast.

OB GYN Grand Rounds Weekly discussions on women's health topics with experts at UW. Attend in person or watch webcast.

MCH Seminar Series on Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Weekly seminars sponsored by UW Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) and the Center of Human Development and Disability (CHDD).


The MCH Training Program Orientation is a 13-minute video is that gives an overview of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the Division of MCH Workforce Development and includes insights from former MCH trainees.

MCH Workforce Development Trainee Listserv connects you to current and former MCH trainees across the country and keeps you up-to-date on learning and funding opportunities, training products, recently released publications, and upcoming events.

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for public health leaders

Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) forum where faculty, professionals, and students can share knowledge, ideas, and skills