Maternal Child Health Bureau
Interdisciplinary Training Program for graduate level trainees


What interests you?


What pulls you to your work?


Where do you want to affect change in the life of a child?



Do you want to:


  • Help families better care for their children with chronic illnesses when they are at home?
  • Create a way to make health care more family-friendly for children and their families?
  • Create a way for providers to understand cultural differences of the families they work with?
  • Create a wat for there to be a more family-centered approach to health care for children?
  • Create a greater understanding of the needs of newborns with regard to nutrition and well-being for providers and families?
  • Be a voice for those who can't speak for themselves or are too little to know how?

How will you lead the way?

The Pediatric Pulmonary Center at the University of Washington offers traineeships to individuals who have the potential for leadership. In keeping with the priorities of Healthy People 2010 objectives to increase minority representation in the health professions, minority students are especially encouraged to apply for traineeships. Each potential trainee will be asked to meet with PPC faculty as part of the selection process.

Goals and objectives for PPC trainees

University of Washington Maternal Child Health Bureau Leadership Training Consortium

PPC Trainee Core Curriculum

Discipline Specific Information: (click on your discipline to view application requirements)


Seattle PPC Training Facilities

University of Washington

University of Washington Health Sciences Center (UWHSC)

Seattle Children's Hospital (SCH)

Pulmonary Division at CHMC

Community Training Resources



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