Tuesday, September 27, 2022

American Academy of Nursing Designates Eleven Innovative Models as Edge Runners

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The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) has selected eleven novel models of care to be named Academy Edge Runners. Edge Runners are evidence-based, nurse-designed, innovative models of care or interventions with significant, demonstrated outcomes...

ProPublica: COVID-Related Stillbirths Didn’t Have to Happen

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During the first 18 months of the pandemic, the risk of stillbirth nearly doubled for those who had COVID-19 during pregnancy compared with those who didn’t. And during the spread of the delta variant,...

American Academy of Nursing Announces the 2022 Class of New Fellows, its Largest Cohort...

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Congratulations to American College of Nurse-Midwives Members recognized as 2022 American Academy of Nursing Fellows The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) announced this past week that 250 distinguished nurse leaders will be inducted into their 2022 Class of...

Opinion: Reducing unexpected pregnancies would diminish rate of abortions

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Jo Anne P. Davis Opinion contributor Published 10:30 p.m. ET June 25, 2022 My own "Jane Roe" story occurred early in my career as a registered nurse. I worked in a labor and delivery unit where abortions...

In Memoriam: Joyce Roberts

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Joyce Roberts on January 16, 2022, surrounded by her sister, daughter and grand-daughter. A renowned nurse-midwife, educator, scholar, and national leader, Joyce has...

In Memoriam: Kitty Ernst

It is with deep sadness, we share that midwifery pioneer, Kitty Ernst, CNM, MPH, FACNM, passed away peacefully at home on December 28, 2021. Kitty’s impact on the midwifery community is unmatched, and her...

In Memoriam: Sandra Woods

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Memorial Remembrance - Sandra "Sandy" Woods, CNM, MS May 20, 1943 – October 19, 2021 Photo: from the 2015 ACNM Annual Meeting when The Midwives of Color Committee honored Sandy for her long midwifery career...
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In Memoriam: Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma

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Memorial Remembrance - Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN, FACNM  March 29, 1935 – April 28, 2021 Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN, FACNM was an American nursing administrator, and nurse midwife, she received numerous...

In Loving Memory of Margaret Ann Marshall

Memorial Remembrance - Margaret Ann Marshall 1944 – 2021 A wise and tenacious voice for women and newborns, Margaret Ann “Peg” Marshall, CNM, EdD, MPH, MLA, MA, FACNM, was a midwife for the world and a...

ACNM Welcomes Karen Jefferson as the Director, Midwifery Practice and Education

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ACNM welcomes Karen Jefferson, DM, CM, FACNM as the new Director, Midwifery Practice and Education, as of May 21, 2021. Dr. Jefferson formerly served on ACNM's Board of Directors as the Region I Representative....