CityMatCH Learning Network

The CityMatCH Learning Network consists of a quarterly series of calls/webinars available to the entire MCH community, providing training and technical assistance on emerging MCH issues and the most identified needs of CityMatCH members. CityMatCH action group co-leads provide strategic input in the planning of webinars to ensure these webinars hit the mark.   2023 Webinar Series “Leading with Resources…


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Sources of Local Data

Monitor your community’s health, download data to write grants or reports, know the context for local headlines, or make some headlines yourself.  Use the many sources of county-level summary health data that are free and easy to access. Find information on births and infant deaths from vital records data, socioeconomic factors from the US Census Bureau, health risk measures…

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Perinatal Periods of Risk Approach

What is PPOR? Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) is a comprehensive approach to help communities use data to reduce infant mortality. Designed for use in US cities with high infant mortality rates, PPOR brings local stakeholders together to implement systems changes based on their own local vital records data and other information sources. By estimating preventable mortality in four periods of risk,…

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Anti-Racism Resources

If you are struggling to understand what is going on in our society, we have compiled a few resources for you to understand the context, deep-rooted causes so that you are able to learn and play an important role in shaping our households, communities and our country. The Unequal Opportunity Race (video) Systematic Racism Explained (video)  What is Power…

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Covid-19 Resources

CityMatCH has compiled a list of resources from local, state and national organizations with information, resources, and tools for handling COVID-19 and its impacts in your community, workplace, and home. Thank you to CityMatCH members and partners who have helped contribute to this list! If you have additional resources to share, please email us! Centers for Disease Control and…

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2020 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology

Training Course in MCH Epidemiology The 2020 Training Course took place Virtually during the month of July. Videos of the training course are available on CityMatCH YouTube. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and CityMatCH are offering a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance…

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2020 CityMatCH – Meharry Externship

2020 CITYMATCH MEHARRY EXTERNSHIP – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS CityMatCH and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are pleased to offer one externship opportunity to MSPH students at Meharry Medical College each summer. This 10-week externship takes place in Omaha, NE where the students will have an unparalleled opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in Maternal and Child Health….


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ARCHIVE: 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference

About the 2019 CityMatCH Conference in Providence, Rhode Island CityMatCH and more than 800 leaders in urban maternal and child health made their way to Providence, RI—the Ocean State—for the 2019 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, Sept. 23-25, 2019. The conference featured a unique twist, as CityMatCH partners with the Rhode Island Health Equity Summit, organized by…

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2019 Board of Directors Election

The 2019 Election is now completed. The election was for the South Central and West regions, as well as At Large members. See the nominees here. Current CityMatCH member health departments are eligible to vote once. Members are requested to vote for ALL positions regardless of the region where your health department is located. Write-in votes are also accepted for all…

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CityLeaders Cohort 13 Applications!

CityMatCH is now accepting applications for the 13th Cohort of CityLeaders! Application period has closed. CityLeaders participants engage in nine months of intensive training on the MCH Leadership Competencies including one onsite meeting and a series of distance-based skills-building opportunities. They are also matched with a senior urban MCH leader in the field for a mentor/mentee relationship. Download Application here:…

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Join us for the 2023 CityMatCH Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, in New Orleans, LA.