Friday, September 18, 2020

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...

Passing of Barbara Hughes, CNM, FACNM

In the early morning of July 3rd, Barbara Hughes, CNM, FACNM died peacefully in her home. She was surrounded with love by those near and far. Barbara was a midwifery...
After a career in international public health, Renee Fiorentino earned her CM degree and switched to clinical midwifery.

From International Public Health Specialist to American Certified Midwife

After a 15-year international career in public health spanning 20 countries, Renée Fiorentino, LM, CM, MPH earned her Advanced Certificate in Midwifery in 2016 from State University of New York, Downstate....

YNM Member Story: Naomi Andrews, BSN

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? Midwifery to me means...

YNM Member Story: Christine Taylor, CNM

What does midwifery mean to you? What would you like to be celebrated in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife? Midwifery chose me. When I was growing up, all I knew was that...

Passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS, past-president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Judith was an epidemiologist with many years’ service at the U.S....

ACNM Membership Scholarships Awarded to Recent Midwifery Graduates

In December 2019, I was invited, along with Bridget Howard, Secretary of the ACNM Board of Directors, by University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Faculty member Mamie Guidera to visit her Professional Issues class....

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,...

Remembering: Susan Hanafin

The following remembrance is adapted from Susan Hanafin's obituary. View the full obituary here. Susan Hanafin, a long-time resident of Denver, Colorado, passed...