Monday, January 27, 2020

Passing of Henry A. Thiede, MD

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Henry A. Thiede, MD. Henry was Chair of Obs/Gyn at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine from 1967-1974, during which time he was instrumental...

YNM Member Story: Aubre Tompkins, CNM

What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? Midwifery means to be with our families through the journeys of all life...

Passing of Edith B. Wonnell, CNM, MSN, FACNM

We are saddened to announce the passing of ACNM Life Member Edith B. Wonnell, CNM, MSN, FACNM. Edie was a leader and pioneer in nurse-midwifery in the United States. Edie was educated in nursing at...

YNM Member Story: Ann Konkoly, CNM

What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? Midwifery is a way. I have learned how to be present, how to...

ACNM Welcomes Dr. MaryJane Lewitt as Chair of the Division of the Advancement of...

ACNM welcomes MaryJane Lewitt, PhD, CNM, FACNM as the new Chair of the Division of the Advancement of Midwifery. Dr. Lewitt is the Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Nursing,...

Teen Sex Ed in Rural Haiti

Introduction This article describes the experiences of a midwife and retired nursing professor, a labor and delivery registered nurse (RN), and a family medicine physician working together to provide sexual health education...

ACNM Welcomes Dr. Schnetzler as Chair of the Division of Organizational Capacity

ACNM welcomes Elle Annalise L. Schnetzler, CM, DM, MS, LM as the new Chair of the Division of Organizational Capacity. She was recommended by past chair and ACNM past president, Lisa Kane Low,...
Photo of Patricia Loftman, CNM, FACNM, MS, LM

ACNM Thanks Patricia Loftman, CNM, FACNM, MS, LM for a Decade of Service as...

In a recent feature by National Public Radio (NPR),  a fearless advocate declares, "There continues to be a dramatic racial and ethnic disparity in the outcome of pregnancy and health for African-American...

National Academy of Medicine Inducts ACNM President Dr. Susan Stone

Congratulations to ACNM President Dr. Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN who was one of only two nurses inducted into the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Class of 2018 at NAM’s annual...
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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...