Maternal and Child Health Training Program
Discretionary Grant Information System
Maternal and Child Health Discretionary Grants fund more than 900 projects through 88 programs each year. The Discretionary Grant Information System (DGIS) collects program and performance measure data...
The Division of MCH Workforce Development is excited to launch our new website! We welcome any feedback you may have. In addition, we’d like to highlight a few ways to engage:
The Division of MCH Workforce Development uses a nationally focused multiyear strategic plan to guide its work and offer guidance to other entities invested in the MCH workforce. Four major themes drive our 2012-2020 National Goals: MCH Workforce Development, Diversity and Health Equity, Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional Training and Practice, and Science, Innovation and Quality Improvement. Read more about our current investments and core values…
Laura Kavanagh, Director of MCH Workforce Development, provides a welcome and overview of the Training Program for Trainees.
April is Autism Awareness Month!
See a list of Autism Highlights From Around the Network
Stanford University: "Parent-reported Shared Decision-Making: Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders"
DBP Fellow: Lauren M Hubner MD MPH
Dr. Hubner, a second year fellow in DBP... Read More
Stanford University: "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs"
DBP Fellows: Christina A Buysse MD; Lauren M Hubner MD MPH -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act... Read More
University of Oklahoma: Our 3rd year fellow, Neha Patel, is currently working on her fellowship research study, which involves exploring how families who have a child with autism participate in family rituals, or activities that are meaningful for families. Decreased engagement in... Read More
Medical University of South Carolina: Anacani Fonseca is a first year fellow in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics training program at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is also participating as a LEND trainee this year and her group project ... Read More
The MCH Navigator has developed a new online self-assessment tool to support the Title V workforce in the states and the MCH community broadly. This tool helps identify your strengths and learning needs in the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies, matches your learning needs to appropriate trainings, and provides a customized learning plan to track your progress over time and guide you, your staff, and/or department in professional development activities. Visit the MCH Navigator
In Fiscal Year 2013, the Division of MCH Workforce Development awarded 151 grants, an investment of $47 million. Grants are awarded to develop trainees for leadership roles in the areas of MCH teaching, research, clinical practice, public health administration and policy making, and community-based programs.