UW Leadership Training Programs Funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau

The Pediatric Pulmonary Center training program collaborates closely with the four other leadership training programs that are federally-funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau and located at the University of Washington.

MCHB-sponsored leadership training programs at the University of Washington that are interdisciplinary include:

  • The Pediatric Pulmonary Center
  • The Maternal Child Health Program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disabilities (LEND).
    • The goal of the LEND program is to improve the health of children who have, or are at risk for developing, neurodevelopmental or related disabilities. This is accomplished by preparing trainees from a variety of disciplines to assume leadership roles and to ensure of clinical competence.

MCHB-sponsored leadership training program at the University of Washington that is designed for a single discipline include:

  • Center for Leadership Education in Pediatric Dentistry

These four programs interact collaboratively to provide extensive resources to all of the trainees in each program for leadership training.

UW-MCH Leadership Consortium

UW-MCH Leadership Consortium is the administrative structure that coordinates joint leadership training. The Consortium is responsible for the following activities:

  • The Leadership Seminar Series including:
    • Introduction to Administration
    • Introduction to Leadership
    • Introduction to Grant Writing
    • Cultural Competency
  • The Mentored Leadership Projects
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