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 AMCHP Annual Awards

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AMCHP prides itself on recognizing leadership and excellence in the field of maternal and child health (MCH). AMCHP will present its coveted annual Awards to MCH leaders for their outstanding contributions to the field during the 2022 AMCHP Annual Conference, which will be held March 5-8 in Washington, DC.

 

Nominations for the following awards will be accepted through October 31, 2021. 

 

JOHN C. MACQUEEN LECTURE AWARD

For innovation and exemplary contributions in the field of maternal and child health (one award, national). Candidates must be available to present lecture (in-person or virtual) during AMCHP Annual Conference in March 2022.

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

EXCELLENCE IN STATE MCH LEADERSHIP AWARD

For an outstanding state MCH professional whose career has made significant contributions to their state’s MCH program, state maternal and child health outcomes, and made other significant contributions to promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in their state.


For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

MERLE MCPHERSON FAMILY LEADERSHIP AWARD

For exemplary contributions to further family/professional collaboration within a state Title V Program and AMCHP. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

RYAN COLBURN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

For a youth‐with‐disabilities leader to attend the AMCHP Annual Conference, connect with family leaders, and continue to spread Ryan’s message of hope and encouragement to the disability community to live life to the fullest.

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

VINCE HUTCHINS LEADERSHIP AWARD

For leadership in promoting a society responsive to the needs of women, children, youth, and families. This award recognizes outstanding individuals, living or deceased, with a long record of significant contributions to society, including state and federal levels of government, that improve the status of the maternal and child health community.

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

EMERGING MCH PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

For outstanding state or local MCH professionals under age 45 whose work has made substantial contributions to their state’s MCH program, their state’s MCH outcomes, or made other significant contributions to promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in their state. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.