- Making Lifelong Connections Annual Meeting
- Trainee Toolkit
- Video: An Introduction to the MCH Training Program for Trainees by Trainees
- Webinar: MCH Connects - Facilitating Connections in MCH
The goals of the Trainee Ambassador Group are to foster connections between trainees across the MCH Training Program, provide trainees with leadership development opportunities, and strengthen the link between trainees and MCHB.
In 2015, the Maternal & Child Health Bureau’s (MCHB) Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) established an ongoing vehicle for working collaboratively with trainees of the MCH Training Program through the Trainee Ambassador Group (TAG).
The goals of the TAG are to foster connections between trainees across the MCH Training Program, provide trainees with leadership development opportunities, and strengthen the link between trainees and MCHB.
Through the TAG, MCHB is:
The TAG provides trainees with the opportunity to conceptualize, develop, and lead efforts to facilitate trainee connections via activities such as a mentoring program, trainee forums, and collaborative research projects.
Ambassadors attend monthly virtual meetings and work collaboratively to create trainee-focused products. The 2020 Ambassadors are supporting continued implementation of the virtual MCH article club and are shaping a new phase of the TAG that includes social media initiatives to engage trainees virtually.
Ambassadors are trainee representatives from a range of the DMCHWD's graduate and undergraduate education programs including:
Please review the TAG Overview and Highlights document (PDF) for more detail on roles, responsibilities, and leadership opportunities.
Applications are no longer being accepted. Please check back in 2024.
If you have questions or need further information, please contact Molly Carmody at the MCH Training & Research Resource Center.