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by Lorrie Kline Kaplan, ACNM Chief Executive Officer
After several months of planning and much hard work, ACNM together with our friends at the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) held a briefing yesterday on Capitol Hill –and it was nothing short of a success!
It was our privilege to share the good news and policy implications of the landmark, large-scale study published last week in ACNM’s Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, titled “Outcomes of Care in Birth Centers: Demonstratio...
Posted 2/8/2013 1:29:48 PM
by Ginger Breedlove, CNM, PhD, FACNM, ACNM President
I spent a few days last week in Silver Spring, MD, working at the ACNM national office.
On my first day Jesse Bushman, ACNM director of advocacy and government affairs, led the monthly all-staff meeting. I was excited to observe the diversity and inclusivity within our staff; young association staffers comfortably engaged with more seasoned leaders in candid discussions that encompassed various viewpoints. The camaraderie, caring, an...
Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 11/20/2013 2:46:57 PM
By Melissa Garvey, ACNM Communications Manager
A study published in the September 2012 issue of ACNM’s peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health (JMWH), shows that more US women are seeing midwives, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) for maternity care.
Analyzing data from the National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS), lead study author Katy Bates Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, along with coauthors Melissa Avery, CNM, PhD, and Carrie Ann Terrell, MD, found...
Posted By Melissa Garvey | 9/26/2012 3:57:54 PM
By Stephanie Tillman, CNM, MSN
This year marks my third in a row attending the ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition, and I could not be more thrilled! It is a powerful gathering of reproductive health care providers, with time dedicated to celebrating our profession and ourselves. I am excited to see the many midwives I’ve met in the past year, I look forward to the smiling faces of my former classmates, and am thankful for the dedicated time to sit down and reconfirm my intentions within midwif...
Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 5/8/2014 2:02:36 PM