Welcome to the Business Committee. Here are some helpful facts and resources for members who want to know more about The Business of Midwifery.
What is the responsibility of the ACNM Business Section?
According to the Division of the Advancement of Midwifery (DAM), the Business Section?s:
Role: To provide clinical expertise and advice to the college related to business issues that impact midwifery
Strategic Priority Addressed:
Domain Supporting our Members:
7. Professional development resources, through e-learning and peer networking forums, for every career stage, and with a special focus on inter-professional collaboration
What is the difference between the ACNM Business Section and the Midwifery Business Network (MBN) Caucus?
The MBN Caucus developed out of the roots of the Services Director?s Network, founded in the mid-80?s which became the Midwifery Business Network in 2010. 2015 was the Inaugural year of the MBN Caucus. MBN Caucus Board Members are responsible for planning networking events at the ACNM Annual Meeting in the spring/summer and at Midwifery Work! each fall. Members of the MBN Board of Directors have a clearly defined bylaws document which can be found on the MBN Caucus website (soon to be published).
Following is a graphic representation of the ACNM Business Section and the MBN Caucus:
Who are the ACNM Business Section Members?
As of 7/24/18 the Business Section Members are:
Christie Bryant: Business Committee Chair
Elizabeth Hill-Karbowski: ACNM Staff Liaison
Jessica Anderson: BOD Liaison
Kathryn Kravetz Carr
Sheri Mateo: MBN Caucus Chair
Zoey Gross: Student
Free Resources for you to download about "The Business of Midwifery". Many more are coming. Feel free to share resources you have found helpful with Barbara Hughes at [email protected]
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