November 13

NEW Webinars coming next week!

We invite you to join us for two webinars next week: MAMA Campaign: A New Foundation for Federal Recognition of CPMs Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm, ET Join Marly Lawlor, Billy Wynne, Jesse Bushman and Jennie Joseph and learn about the legislative efforts NACPM is involved in to bring about a.

November 13

Second Virtual Annual Meeting is Online

Thank you to those who joined our second virtual Annual Meeting yesterday! Your questions and comments were particularly appreciated. For those who were unable to join us, please view the video and supporting documents at the link below: Find a recording of the meeting, meeting agenda and support documents here

November 5

NACPM Second Virtual Annual Meeting

Please join us for our virtual Annual Meeting webinar next Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm ET.  NACPM members, stakeholders and others curious about the work of the professional association can participate in our second virtual Annual Meeting. This will be an opportunity to meet the NACPM Board of Directors, staff, consultants,.

October 15

Upcoming NACPM webinars in October and November

Join us for “US MERA: How To Put It To Use For CPMs” on October 27 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. “MAMA Campaign: A New Foundation for Federal Recognition of CPMs” webinar will take place on November 5th. CEUs will be made available. Registration Details in Full Newsletter

October 14

US MERA Direct Assessment Task Force Webinar

On Monday, October 5, 2015, The US MERA Direct Assessment Task Force took part in a webinar presentation by Charla Long, the nationally acclaimed pioneer in the area of competency-based education. View the presentation here

October 9

News from NACPM Chapters

Our latest newsletter welcomes our Pennsylvania and South Carolina State Chapters. Read about reasons for forming a state chapter, the support chapters are receiving from a very generous donor, and meet Susan Smartt Cook, our Chapters Coordinator. Details in Full Newsletter

October 8

NACPM Members Vote on Board Members and Bylaws

Our recent Board of Directors elections saw the largest ever participation by NACPM members. The membership elected Ellie Daniels, Audrey Levine and Kaye Kanne to serve on our board. In addition, NACPM members voted in favor of amending our bylaws to allow for the formation of state chapters. Details in Full Newsletter

October 7

Infant Mortality: Tragedy and Solutions

In 2012, the U.S. ranked 43rd in the world in infant mortality. A disproportionate number of infant deaths occur in minority communities. Read about the role of racism in infant mortality as well as profiles on a number of individuals and organizations who work to address racial disparities in maternal and infant birth outcomes. Details.

September 21

US MERA: What Could It Mean for CPMs – Webinar Recording Available

Watch for Free, 1.5 MEAC CEUs $15 We are thrilled to be able to share with you a very special webinar, presented by Mary Lawlor, Kaye Kanne, Jamie Eidsath, Jo Anne Myers-Ciecko and Sandra Stewart. This webinar provides an overview of the purpose, history, accomplishments, and next steps for US MERA. Details in Full Newsletter

September 11

News for CPMs

News for CPMs Our latest newsletter highlights US MERA, the collaboration with the International Confederation of Midwives and a number of revealing articles that highlight the important role midwives play in improving birth outcomes. Details in Full Newsletter