Thursday, September 23, 2021

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 and science of midwifery are characterized by several hallmarks: incorporation...

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. Virginia Affiliate: In October, the...

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...
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American Association of Colleges of Nursing Appoints Dr. Lisa Kane Low to Health Policy...

Congratulations to ACNM member and past president Dr. Lisa Kane Low. Recently, Kane Low was appointed to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Policy Advisory Council. The Health Policy Advisory Council provides...

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...

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...

Region V Spring Update: Strategizing, Leading Change

A common theme from affiliates in our region: student involvement! They are on affiliate boards, helping to lead change, and most affiliates are looking to ways to offer support for students to...

Region VI Spring Update: The Benefits of Being an Affiliate Member

One of the benefits of an ACNM membership is being a member of an affiliate. Affiliates provide a wealth of opportunities for members through collaboration, advocacy, and continuing education. Region VI affiliate...

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...

Region VII Spring Update: Improving Lives in Rural Areas

Greetings Region VII CNMs and CMs! In a prior Quickening (July 2018), I mentioned my first-hand experience working in a rural health clinic in California where there was minimal...