The resources and information/content provided here have been curated by the Blog student co-editors for other MCH students and should not be construed as endorsements.

Assess your knowledge of and skills in addressing the MCH Leadership Competencies by taking the MCH Navigator’s self-assessment.

Start your job search with UIC’s 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.

Get published in a peer-reviewed journal!

The Public Health Review is a graduate student-led, online, peer-reviewed, open-access public health journal published by the University of Minnesota Libraries. They publish issues a year, in June and December. 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. Public Health Review (PHR) accepts applications on a rolling basis. Submit your work here!

Join the MCH National Network (MCH-NN) today!

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 (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn), 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. 

Keep Listening: MCH Podcasts Episodes

C2: Critical Conversations that Lie at the Heart of Health Justice from Center of Excellence in MCH at Boston University

Video: Introduction to the MCH 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.

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.