Making Life Long Connections 2016 April 21-22,2016


We are excited to inform you of the sixth annual meeting:

Making Lifelong Connections 2016: Leading, Networking, and Career Development in

the Real and Virtual World

 Who:      Current and former trainees from MCHB-funded training projects

Where:   Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hotel Albuquerque

When:    April 21-22, 2016

How:      Participation is limited, applications will be accepted October 20, 2015 through January 8, 2016. For best consideration please submit by December 18, 2015. Invitations to accepted applicants will be sent by February 8, 2016

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Coordinated by the University of New Mexico Pediatric Pulmonary Center and the University of Washington Pediatric Pulmonary Center. Making Lifelong Connections 2016 is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.


Please share this opportunity with former and current MCHB trainees.

The application process for the 2015 Making Lifelong Connections Meeting is now open!

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the Making Lifelong Connections Planning Committee would like to invite trainees to participate in a unique opportunity to build leadership skills, meet other current and former MCHB trainees and enhance their career development. The Pediatric Pulmonary Centers (PPCs) at the University of Arizona and the University of New Mexico are co-hosting this one and a half day event entitled “Making Lifelong Connections: Leadership, Networking, and Career Development for MCHB Trainees” in San Antonio, TX on April 23-24, 2015. At this meeting, current and former MCHB trainees will work together to enhance their leadership and presentation skills, network and develop professional connections.

Please review the invitation to learn more about this unique and exciting opportunity and for detailed instructions on the application process.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 2, 2015. The final deadline for applications is January 9, 2015 at 12pm Central Standard Time.

For questions please contact:

Mary McGuire: or (520) 626-1569

Lisa Rascon: or (520) 626-1567