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Division of Standards and Practice

Provides and promotes development, communication, and review of midwifery clinical practice as it relates to the development of the clinical documents and standards, quality management, business aspects and place of birth. Facilitates efforts to collect, maintain, and distribute information about relevant professional liability matters to members and the public and assists midwives to understand and minimize the risk of professional liability claims.


Chair: Linda Nanni
Business Section: Michelle Grandy 
Clinical Practice/ Clinical Standards & Documents SectionRuth Zielinski
Health Information Technology Section: Karen King
Healthy Birth Initiative Section: Tanya Tanner
Home Birth Section: Andrea Christianson
Professional Liability SectionMamie Guidera  
Quality Improvement Section: Diana Jolles
Work Force Section: Margaret Beal

Board of Directors Liaison: Stephanie Tillman, Secretary

National Office Contact: Tina Johnson, Director of Professional Practice & Health Policy

Last updated 7/23/15


A.C.N.M. Foundation Research Fund

The A.C.N.M. Foundation has set up a fund to support midwifery research.  To contribute to this fund go to the A.C.N.M. Foundation website and specify "Research Fund".

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