Wednesday, July 17, 2024

ACNM Volunteer Committee Openings: Apply by September 15, 2020

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To apply for either of the following opportunities, complete ACNM's Volunteer Application Form by September 15, 2020. Consumer Engagement CommitteeACNM’s Consumer Engagement Committee (CEC), chaired by Chris Kocis in the Division of Advocacy and Affiliate Support seeks...

Task Force on Revising the FACNM Admission Criteria

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The ACNM Fellowship will have the largest induction ever in May 2021! The enthusiastic increase in applications follows a year of work by the FACNM Board of Directors to review its inclusiveness and design...

The Bylaws Committee Wants You!

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The Bylaws Committee is accepting new members to the Committee! The ACNM Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws are the guiding documents which define the structure and function of all areas of the organization. The...
Getting psyched for the PAC Rally in 2018 in Savannah, Georgia.

Anatomy of a PAC-Rally

The ACNM Midwives Political Action Committee (PAC) is busy planning for a successful PAC Rally at the Annual Meeting & Exhibition this May just outside Washington, DC! Each year, the PAC Rally is attended...
Like peas in a pod, quality improvement comes hand in hand with risk management.

Quality Improvement and Risk Reduction: Two Peas in a Midwife’s Pod

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Quality improvement and risk management are often treated as unrelated aspects of the health care system. They are housed in different departments and operate independently rather than in unison. It is unfortunate that the work of improving...

ACNM Racism in Midwifery Education Task Force Interim Report

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The 2020 ACNM Annual Meeting coincided with a national conversation about racism incited by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. As racism within midwifery and midwifery education exists, the national conversation served as...

Winter 2023 Off the Hill Advocacy Week

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Get excited for Winter Off the Hill Advocacy Week! Join us the week of January 23rd-27th!  to advocate for midwifery!!  Due to the pandemic, our Members of Congress and their staff have become more accessible...

Region III Spring Update: Calling Out Names

Maya Angelou. CC 2.0 Photo by Talbot Troy

We’re Expecting! Announcing Discover Midwives, ACNM’s New Consumer Resource

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ACNM members have consistently asked for more targeted outreach to consumers. Last year, ACNM's Membership & Marketing Committee proposed a new website, Discover Midwives, dedicated to consumer education about midwifery. Discover Midwives will help us...

Gender Equity Task Force Steps Forward

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At the Spring 2016 board meeting, the ACNM Board of Directors approved the creation of a Gender Equity Task Force charged with examining member education, online and print resources, and language in ACNM documents....