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.
Announcements & Events
"Family Homelessness: A Crisis in a Mother's Life" A Maternal and Child Health Symposium
May 21, 2019 11am-1pm (PST)
Livestream the Harvard MCH Program annual symposium as experts explore the unique crisis situation of family homelessness and its impact on the health and wellbeing of mothers and their children. Learn more .
Scholarship Application Open for Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA) Conference
Deadline to apply for scholarship: Friday, June 14, 2019
The Washington State Public Health Association offers scholarships to support attendance at their Annual Conference. Scholarships provide for conference registration, up to $100 in travel reimbursement, and 1-year complimentary WSPHA membership. Students are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a good opportunity to network, eat good food, and learn about current Washington State public health projects. Apply here.
MCH Research Festival
Thursday, June 13, 2019 | 1pm to 4pm | South Campus Center, Room 316
Tutoring is available
If you are struggling in your quantitative courses these Epi and Biostats tutors are available to help for an hourly fee. If you need help paying for a tutor, the SPH Dean's Office has some funds available for limited tutoring sessions. Email your student services advisor to find out if you qualify: (Epidemiology) Kevin Schuda firstname.lastname@example.org or (Health Services) Suzanne Yates email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
LISTSERVS, VIDEO, WEBSITES
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