Maternal and Child Health Training Program
Pediatric Pulmonary Center grantee Gregory J. Redding, MD, is the 2015 recipient of the Edwin L. Kendig Award for lifetime achievements in the field of pediatric pulmonary medicine. This award is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics every other year. The award is presented to an individual for distinguished... Read More
Rebecca Shlafer, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota and a former trainee of the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) program. Dr. Shlafer is involved in several innovative projects addressing the issue of parental incarceration. She serves as the Research Director.... Read More
A Strategic Plan for the Division of MCH Workforce Development:
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…
This month the focus is on Interdisciplinary & Interprofessional Training!
Did you know that while Collaborative Office Rounds members are predominately primary care pediatricians and child psychiatrists, psychologists may be members of the group as well?
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:
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.
Laura Kavanagh, Director of MCH Workforce Development, provides a welcome and overview of the Training Program for Trainees.