Thursday, January 27, 2022

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,...

In Memoriam: Sandra Woods

Memorial Remembrance - Sandra "Sandy" Woods, CNM, MS May 20, 1943 – October 19, 2021 Photo: from the 2015 ACNM Annual Meeting when...
Minta Uzodinma portrait

In Memoriam: Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma

Memorial Remembrance - Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN, FACNM  March 29, 1935 – April 28, 2021 Minta Laverne Smith Uzodinma, CNM, MN,...

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,...

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

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...

The Passing of Jan Weingrad Smith

With a heavy heart, we share the news of Jan Weingrad Smith's passing on May 22nd at Norwalk Hospital Saturday night, after a brief battle with metastatic colon cancer. Jan Weingrad Smith was a...

Passing of Diane Tose, CNM

Born in Hartlepoole, England, Diane Tose’s life embodied the definition of midwife: “with woman.” During a hospitalization at age 11, she was assigned to help make beds and care...

Congratulations to the 2021 ACNM Election Winners

We're excited to announce the winners of the 2021 ACNM Election! Thank you to the Nominating Committee (Nena Harris, Terri Clark, Celina Cunanan, Lisa Hanson, Gwendolyn Foster, and Linda McDaniel), the candidates,...

Diana Jolles Named to 2021 National Quality Forum Leadership Consortium

Last week, the National Quality Forum announced its 2021 Leadership Consortium roster, welcoming leading healthcare experts from 31 member organizations to shape its 2022 priorities. Diana R. Jolles, PhD, CNM was selected...

YNM Member Story: Laure Sinnhuber-Giles, CM, LM, CLC, LCCE

Share your story: What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? To me, midwifery is...