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Online Registration for the 2011 AMCHP & Family Voices National Conferences is Now Open!
Register today online to attend AMCHP and Family Voices National Conferences to convene on February 12-15, 2011, in Washington, DC. If you have any questions, please contact the Registration Department at (703) 964-1240, ext. 18 or e-mail  


Nominate Your Colleague for an AMCHP Award
AMCHP recognizes leadership in maternal and child health in several ways, including awards presented to MCH leaders to honor their excellence in the field. These awards will be presented at the 2011 AMCHP and Family Voices National Conferences, February 12-15, in Washington, DC. 

AMCHP is now accepting nominations for the following: 

  • John MacQueen Lecture Award for innovation in the field of maternal and child health.
  • Merle McPherson Family Leadership Award for exemplary contributions to further family/professional collaboration within a state Title V Program and AMCHP.
  • Vince Hutchins Leadership Award for leadership in promoting a society responsive to the needs of women, children, youth and families.

For more information and the nomination guidelines for these awards, visit here 

Please note: All four awards use the same nomination form, but a separate form must be submitted per nominee, per award. The nominations deadline for all four awards is October 31, 2010.

AMCHP Board Meeting
AMCHP’s Board of Directors will be meeting in person in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 19. Board meetings are open to the public and we are pleased to welcome visitors. If you plan to attend, please notify Nora Lam, Executive Assistant or call (202) 266-3038. Agenda items include a discussion of health reform and policy implications for state MCH programs, a discussion of AMCHP policy on formal affiliations with other groups, and standard AMCHP business including finance and Board nominations.

AMCHP–CityMatCH Health Reform Meeting
Register today! The AMCHP-CityMatCH Summit on MCH and Health Reform is quickly filling up. Attend the one-day event on Thursday, October 21 to learn more about how recently enacted health reform legislation at the national level may impact state and local MCH practice. Registration is required and available online. A block of rooms for Summit attendees, as well as those attending other events in Washington, DC the week of October 18, has been reserved at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Hotel information is also available here.

Celebrating Title V at 75 Nationwide Webcast Now Available
If you missed the webinar on September 27, no worries, it is now available for viewing! AMCHP and MCHB hosted a national webinar to celebrate the legacy of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant and shared thoughts on its future. The webinar was designed to “virtually” connect MCH leaders across the country at the same time and kick off this fall’s commemoration of Title V in Washington, DC. To view a recording of the webinar, visit here.