Schedule At A Glance

2021 ACNM Health Policy Summit

November 15, 2021

Virtual Hill Day (all-day)

Reception – 5:00 PM (schedule subject to change)


November 16, 2021

Plenary Speaker – 10:00 AM

On-Demand Education Sessions

Midwives’ Political Attitudes and Participation: Factors Associated with Health Policy Engagement
Jennifer Jagger, CNM, WHNP, MSN, FACNM

Healing Politics: Getting Midwives in Elected Office
Lisa Summer, DrPH, FACNM

Universal Health Care: Our Opportunity
Jan Kriebs, CNM, MSN, FACNM and Keely Robinson, CNM, ARNP, MA, DNP

Nurse-Family Partnership and Promotion of Culturally Congruent Maternity Care
Dr. Robin Page

The Political Engagement of Midwives in Pennsylvania
Katherine Schott

State Level Medicaid Policy and Health of a Nation
Angelo Jamora

The Federal Privileging Bill: Ensuring Access to Midwifery Care
Nancy Brannin, CMN, ND, FACNM, Jeanne Jacobwitz CMN, MPH, MS, FACNM, and Lonnie Morris, CMN, ND, FACNM

The Language of Midwifery and Its Impact on Policy
Karen Jefferson, CM, DM, FACNM, Dana Perlman, CMN, DNP, FACNM, Marian Seliquini, CM, MS, and Karen Kelly, CM

How State Affiliates Succeed: Essential Elements of Successful Advocacy Campaigns
Nicole Wardlaw, CMN, FACNM, Jan Kriebs, CMN, MSN, FACNM, and Holly Smith, CMN, MPH, FACNM

Understanding Your State Practice Environment
Erica Imaoka

Improving Access to Maternity and Midwifery Care
Carol Sakala

Lobbyists and Midwives: A Powerful Combination for Mainstreaming Midwifery
Julianne Condrey, Sosan Madanat, and Kate Robinson

APRN Compact and Midwives: What You Need to Know
Michelle Buck, MS, APRN, CNS and Nicole Livanos, JD, MPP

Midwives for MOMS: Why It’s Integral to Midwifery
Amy Kohl

Live Education Session – 3:00 PM

Congressional Update and Midterm Elections Forecasting
Patrick Cooney

Plenary Speaker – 12:00 PM