New MCH Job Board!

We are pleased to announce the launching of the MCH Job Board on the UIC Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health website! The MCH Job Board serves as a resource for current and former MCH students across the nation as well as others looking for maternal and child health job opportunities and postdoctoral fellowships. Click to learn more here!

Get Published in a Peer-Reviewed Journal!

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Public Health Review (PHR) accepts applications on a rolling basis! Submit your work here!

Who: Anyone with a public health perspective—including students, alumni, and professionals—from any discipline or affiliation may submit content to PHR that focuses on a public health topic or issue. Common disciplines that intersect with Public Health include Sociology, Environmental Studies, Public Affairs, Economics, Education, Business, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Biological Sciences, and many more.

What: Research articles, literature reviews, analytical essays, opinion editorials, issue briefs, policy proposals, public health practice pieces, editor’s choice, and images. Graduate students can rework their previous assignments to comply with our submission guidelines.

How: Read the Submission Information and Policies on our website——then click “Submit Now”!

The Public Health Review

The Public Health Review is a graduate student-led, online, peer reviewed, open access public health journal that is published by the University of Minnesota Libraries. They publish three issues per year: in March, July, and November. They provide students, alumni, and professionals from any discipline or affiliation the opportunity to publish public health-related material in a peer-reviewed journal. The affiliation with the University of Minnesota Libraries publishing arm allows articles submitted through this platform to be indexed and cited by other scholarly work.

MCH National Network (MCH-NN) 

MCH-NN is an action-oriented network created for collaboration across universities nationwide. The MCH-NN shares information and advocates for MCH, connects with early MCH professionals through various social media platforms, hosts virtual meetings and events to allow for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and socialization among the network, and fosters relationship-building across the field. Current graduate students and alumni of various MCH Centers of Excellence and Catalyst Programs across the nation come together as part of this ever-growing network. 

Facebook: @MCHNationalNetworkTwitter: @MCHNetworkInstagram: @MCHNetworkLinkedIn: LinkedIn

MCH Podcast

The Center of Excellence in MCH at Boston University has launched their new podcast, C2: Critical Conversations that Lie at the Heart of Health Justice. These episodes serve to generate conversations in classrooms and living rooms about issues and strategic solutions critical to the health of communities and families, focusing on how we can achieve health justice as a collective. Follow: @BUSPH_MCHCenter @busph

Video: Introduction to the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Competencies

Learn why the field of MCH needs leadership competencies, who are MCH leaders, and how these competencies are organized in this video from MCH Smart at the George Washington University MCH Navigator. Want to take it a step further? Assess your knowledge and skills in MCH leadership competencies with their self-assessment!

Reproductive (In)Justice – JIWC Newsletter Special Edition

The JIWC Collaborative eNewsletter—from the Cross-Center Collaboration on the Health of Justice-Involved Women and Children (JIWC)— features research, resources, policy, events, training issues, and community spotlights at the intersection of incarceration, pregnancy, and parenting. The October 2022 special edition focuses on the impact of Dobbs on justice-involved women and children. Subscribe to receive JIWC Newsletter monthly editions here. You can also access JIWC past editions here.

Funding provided by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health at the University of Minnesota and the University at Albany School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program, which are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This information or content and conclusions of related outreach products are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.