Safety Action Series

The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care is pleased to sponsor and convene the Safety Action Series. The Series is comprised of free teleconferences on various topics relevant to promoting a culture of safety in women’s health care. The series is designed to be interactive and collaborative, with ample time allotted during each session for audience participation.

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Racial Disparities in Maternal Health: Leveraging the Postpartum Period to Find Solutions​

April 12, 2019 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT


  • Explore racial disparities in maternal health through a quality and safety lens
  • Review evidence for mechanisms perpetuating racial disparities in maternal health for African American women
  • Discuss the postpartum period as a point of intervention to reduce racial disparities in maternal health outcomes



Kelly Bower, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing





Michelle Ogunwole, MD

General Internal Medicine Research Fellow

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health




Andrea N. Williams-Muhammad, CBD, CPD, CCBE

Baltimore Community Doulas

Birth/Reproductive Justice & Equity Advocate


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April 12, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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