The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leaders Program has opened a Call for Applications for the 2017 cohort. The program plans to develop a large cadre of leaders from diverse sectors to collaborate with organizations, communities, health systems, and policymakers to build a Culture of Health in America. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 15th, 3:00 p.m. (EST).
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Executive Nurses Fellows program is a three-year advanced leadership program for nurses who aspire to lead and shape health care locally and nationally. Awards are available to registered nurses who hold senior leadership positions in health services, scientific and academic organizations, public health and community-based organizations, and national professionals, governmental and policy organizations. Twenty fellowships will be awarded for the 2013 cohort; applications are due by January 15, 2014.
The Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association is seeking nominations for its Student Fellows Program. Student Fellows serve for a one-year term and will be matched with a public health mentor in the MCH field who is serving in a leadership role in the MCH section. Students Fellows will have an opportunity to learn more about the MCH field and to be actively engaged in the activities of the MCH section. Nominations should be submitted no later than May 31, 2013, and students will be selected and notified by July 31 for Fellowships beginning October 1, 2013.
The Association of Schools of Public Health is hosting the first in a series of Thought Leaders in Public Health webinars on March 26 at 1 pm EST, entitled "Interprofessional Education and Practice to Improve Population Health: A Systems Transformational Strategy Webinar." The webinar is geared to health professions' educator audiences from across the university setting and is open to the public. To register for the webinar, visit http://www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=1228.
The Maternal and Child Health Journal is soliciting manuscript submissions to be considered for an upcoming themed issue on the life cycle of leadership development in MCH practice, policy, and research across the workforce, from pre-professional through professional training. The Journal is particularly interested in submissions that further understanding of implementing the MCH Leadership Competencies. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2013. For more information, visit:
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau's Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) is beginning a trainee webinar series to facilitate collaboration and catalyze leadership development. The first webinar, scheduled for March 28 from 3-4 pm EST, will focus on mentorship, and stories are needed from current and former trainees of how mentorship has helped them along the way. The deadline for stories is Monday, February 25th.
The Maternal and Child Health-Public Health Leadership Institute (MCH PHLI) applications are being accepted through February 1st, 2013. This year-long leadership development program is designed to significantly expand self-awareness and quickly build practical skills for effectively leading and managing people and building partnerships. All tuition and lodging charges for this program are grant-supported. There are no on-site charges, and partial travel scholarships will be available. For more information and to apply, visit the MCH PHLI website:
Limited travel scholarships will be available for some conference participants who wish to attend the 18th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference cohosted with the 2012 CityMatCH Urban MCH Leadership Conference. Priority will be given to applicants who are conference speakers, participants with an accepted abstract, those who are currently conducting MCH EPI work, and students. Applications must be submitted online by Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Submission of an application does not guarantee automatic receipt of a travel scholarship.