Sunday, August 9, 2020

Passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS, past-president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Judith...

Announcing ACME’s New Executive Director, Angela Smith

ACNM is pleased to welcome Angela Smith as the new Executive Director of the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). In her...

ACNM President-Elect Participates in Virtual COVID-19 Hill Briefing

Last week, ACNM President-Elect, Cathy Collins-Fulea, DNP, CNM, FACNM, participated in a telebriefing for Congressional staff on the impacts of COVID-19 on...

Student Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Developing More Resources for Midwifery Students

Congratulations to the August graduates! We wish you all well as you prepare for boards, conduct job searches, and begin working as...

Region VII Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Giving A Voice to the Midwives in Support of...

Greetings from Region 7! For this piece, I broaden my territory to include another ACNM group, Midwives in Support of Life (MISL)....

Region VI Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Leadership, Advocacy, Education, and Practice

Where do we begin? I find it challenging to write this piece during the COVID journey that we are all currently experiencing....

Region V Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Recharging and Reconnecting

Definition of a Retreat:A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security. A period of seclusion, retirement, or solitude.A period of group withdrawal...

Region IV Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Closing a Chapter

This is my last Quickening article in my current six-year role as the Region IV Representative. I wanted to say thank you...

Region III Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Sharing the Gem of Midwifery Through Hallmark Activities

Midwifery dates to biblical days and many are not aware of its existence nor the special care that midwives provide. The art...

Region II Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Sharing the Value of Midwifery-Led Care

In this update, we’ll highlight the Virginia and DC Affiliates. The next will feature Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.