2016 Award Recipients
Dorothea M. Lang Pioneer Award
This award honors midwifery’s “unsung heroes” who have demonstrated pioneering vision and innovative leadership. Award winners are exceptional CNMs or CMs who are members of ACNM, have been certified for at least 10 years, and have not previously received the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award. The Lang Award is aptly named for Dorothea M. Lang, CNM, MPH, FACNM – past-president of ACNM and the A.C.N.M. Foundation, whose visionary leadership has advanced the profession of midwifery in countless ways.
Bonnie Westenberg Pedersen International Midwife Award:
Given in memory of Bonnie Pedersen CNM to enable an outstanding international midwife to attend the ACNM Annual Meeting as our honored guest.This award recognizes the exemplary leadership of the awardee in advancing maternal and child health and midwifery, thereby assuring safe births for mothers and babies in their home country.
Therese Dondero Memorial Lecture
Louis M. Hellman Midwifery Partnership Award
A.C.N.M. Foundation Graduate Education Fellowship
W. Newton Long Award
Basic Midwifery Scholarships
Midwives of Color-Watson Scholarship
The Edith B. Wonnell CNM Scholarship
A.C.N.M. Foundation Memorial Scholarship
Christine Nuger CNM Memorial Scholarship
Varney Participant Award
Carrington-Hsia-Nieves Doctoral Scholarship for Midwives of Color
Midwifery Legacies Project 20th Century Student Interview Awards
A.C.N.M. Foundation Staff Appreciation Award
Foundation Leadership Development Award:
Thacher Fellowships (late 2015) **
Thacher Community Grants *
* Supported by the Frances T. Thacher Midwifery Leadership Endowment
** Supported by the Frances T. Thacher Midwifery Leadership Endowment with matching funds from the Midwifery Business Network (MBN).