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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Objectives: Review maternal health inequity through the lens of structural racism Discuss concrete ways to challenge racial disparities through culturally-centered care Address the importance of attention to postpartum care in improving maternal outcomes Speakers Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management School of Public Health University of Minnesota Rebecca Polston, CPM, LM Owner, Director, Midwife, Roots Community Birth Center Minneapolis, Minnesota Please see the following links for some quick pre-reading provided by the…Access Archived Materials »
Objectives: Discuss effective approaches to incorporating the patient voice in the effort to improve safety and quality in women’s health Understand how quality improvement projects can benefit from the expertise and lived experiences of patients and families Examine challenges in facilitating partnerships between patients and health care systems Speakers Lindsey Galli Director of Education PFCCpartners Nicole Purnell Program Manager MoMMA's Voices CoalitionAccess Archived Materials »
Speakers Constance Bohon, MD OB/GYN Capital Women's Care Washington, D.C. Ebony Marcelle, CNM, MS Director of Midwifery Family Health and Birth Center Washington, D.C. Whitney Pinger, CNM, MSN Founder and Past Director, GW Midwifery Washington, D.C.Access Archived Materials »