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AMCHP 2018: The Annual Conference for ​​​the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs


Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
Event URL: website
Date/Time: February 10-13, 2018

Join top maternal and child health (MCH) leaders and thinkers at AMCHP 2018 - the Annual Conference for ​​​the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to connect and network with more than 800 public health officials who share an interest in maternal and child health.

​​​The AMCHP is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs. AMCHP’s members come from the highest levels of state government and include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs and other public health leaders who work with and support state maternal and child health programs. ​​​​​​​Our members directly serve all women and children nationwide, and strive to improve the health of all women, infants, children and adolescents, including those with special health care needs, by administering critical public health education and screening services, and coordinating preventive, primary and specialty care. Our membership also includes academic, advocacy and community based family health professionals, as well as families themselves.

AMCHP builds successful programs by disseminating best practices; advocating on our member’s behalf in Washington; providing technical assistance; convening leaders to share experiences and ideas; and advising states about involving partners to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families and healthy communities.

Why attend the AMCHP 2018 Annual Conference?

  • Gain a firsthand opportunity to learn about changes occurring in the MCH field, such as Block Grant transformation and health insurance revisions.
  • In need of a career boost or professional development? Conference attendees have the opportunity to gain access to individual and private professional coaching sessions.
  • Interested in learning more about a particular MCH subfield? Conference session topics will include using technology to advance MCH outcomes, cultural competence and family-centered care, and health care financing and coverage.
  • Visit the exhibit hall to gather information from resource centers and companies working on maternal and child health, while networking with current and future MCH leaders.
  • Exchange best practices with other MCH professionals, creating stronger and bolder ideas for the future.

Continuing education for this conference is pending. Check the event website for additional updates on the AMCHP 2018 Annual Conference.