2020 MCH Workforce Development Virtual Grantee Meeting: "Building a Resilient MCH Workforce"

2020 MCH Workforce Development Virtual Grantee Meeting:

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern
Location: Virtual Zoom Platform



General Information

This annual meeting is an opportunity for Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development (DMCHWD) grantees to convene around a cross-cutting topic of interest. The meeting is hosted by AUCD's Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC).

What is the purpose of the meeting?

The meeting will address the MCH Leadership Competency on self-reflection, specifically how to integrate strategies for resilience into grantees' programs. The meeting will underscore the value of self-reflection towards achieving balance between personal and professional life, with special attention to how grantees are applying self-reflection and resiliency during times of racial injustice and the global pandemic.

Who should participate?

The meeting is open to all DMCHWD grantee programs, including Project Directors and others in leadership roles at each site.

Featured Keynote Speaker!

Dr. Mack Headshot Torey Mack, MD

 Deputy Associate Administrator for Bureau of Health Workforce
 Health Resources and Services Administration
 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Dr. Mack assumed the role of deputy associate administrator for the   Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) in January 2019. Prior to joining BHW, Dr. Mack served as Bureau Chief of Family Health for the Community Health Administration at the DC Department of Health. There, she worked to reduce health risks and promote health equity among DC's most vulnerable populations.

Before joining the Family Heath Bureau, Dr. Mack was an attending neonatologist at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX, from 2012 to 2015 and worked extensively with residents and fellows in the areas of cultural competence, palliative care, and specialized acute neonatal care. She took an active role in the local community during her time there, serving on professional committees and boards of non-profit and advocacy organizations.

Though originally from Buffalo, NY, Dr. Mack earned her undergraduate from Howard University in 2002, where she also earned a medical degree in 2006. She went on to complete her residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC in 2009.

A passionate physician and senior public health leader, Dr. Mack strives to improve health and well-being for those at greatest risk. Her diverse experience in academic medicine, clinical medicine, population health, and community engagement have led her to BHW, where she will continue working to optimize health outcomes for underserved populations.


Please contact Emma Fox at AUCD with any questions or requests for additional information.

For disability accomodations, email [email protected].


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