Monday, July 15, 2024

Region VI Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

Region VI has been busy managing everything COVID! It has been impressive to see the affiliates come together and support their members. Thank you to our affiliate leaders and members for your dedication, passion,...

Region II Update (Jan-Jun 2020)

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Greetings from the remarkable Region II! This is where love abounds, both the "loving" and the "brotherly" kind. Like everyone else, we have been dealing with COVID-19, legislative issues, and our lives as midwives....

Region I Spring Update: Celebrating Achievements and Contributions

Region 1 celebrated Black History Month. In February, Massachusetts ACNM Diversity and Inclusion Co-chair, Joelle Leacock, posted daily on Facebook. In Joelle’s words, she highlighted “contributions of Black people all over the world who...

Region II: With Women for a Lifetime Silver Commendation: Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare, Harrisonburg, VA

In this column, I proudly feature Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare of Harrisonburg, Virginia, who were recognized in May 2019 with a With Women for a Lifetime Silver Commendation. This honor is designated solely to practices or...

Region IV Spring Update: Making an Impact on Students and Careers

Region IV had an active winter season. We held retreats, dinners coupled with CEU events, and affiliate meetings. We gathered information in preparation for the ACNM Annual Meeting & Exhibition when we will recognize...

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

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Congratulations to the August graduates! We wish you all well as you prepare for boards, conduct job searches, and begin working as midwives. We hope that you continue to engage with ACNM as new...

Region III Update (Jul-Jan 20201)

Region III will share some of its affiliates’ accomplishments during the last months and a short poem of encouragement in these times of difficulties and challenges: The North Carolina Affiliate is excited to announce that...

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 for the honor of serving in this role—I have been the liaison...

Region I Update (Jul-Dec 2019): Making Progress in Important Midwifery Legislation

Right in the middle of the pandemic, which has hit New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut very hard, I salute the affiliates for all the weekly virtual support meetings they are holding in the...

Region V Update (Jul-Dec 2020)

While the Region V Affiliates and members have felt the impact of COVID-19, they continue with virtual meetings, inducting new officers, reporting growing numbers of CNMs and CMs, and moving forward with affiliate goals....