2019 Conference Agenda

Improving Access to Perinatal Care: Confronting Disparities and Inequities in Maternal-Infant Health












Wednesday, April 3, 2019


Wednesday, April 3, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

8:30 am – 11:00 am

FREE to PUBLIC



Family Advocacy Network (FAN) Seminar

Removing Barriers: What You Need to Know about Perinatal Care for Patients with Disabilities



11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch on Your Own


12:45 pm – 1:00 pm 

Welcome to Conference

NPA President and 2019 Co-Chairs


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Black Maternal Health 

Joia Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG

National Birth Equity Collaboration


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Tiny Medicine: One Doctor’s Biggest Lessons from His Smallest Patients

Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP, FAAP


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Break / Exhibitors / Posters


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Organizational Opportunities to Address Racial Inequities: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Experience

Beth Buxton, LCSW 

Stephanie Campbell


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Disparities and Health Care Access: NPA's Position

National Perinatal Association Workgroup Members


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception / Exhibitors / Posters




Thursday, April 4, 2019


8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Early Morning Session

*This is a not part of the CME program*

Sponsored Content


Conference 

9:00 am – 9:10 am


Welcome and Opening Remarks


2019 Conference Co-Chairs


9:10 am – 10:10 am

Keeping Police and Prosecutors Out of Perinatal Care


10:10 am – 11:10 am

Designing Systems to Improve Care for Every Mother, Everywhere 

Neel Shah, MD, MPP



11:10 am - 11:40 am

Break / Exhibitors / Posters


BREAKOUT SESSIONS

11:40 pm – 12:40 pm

Birth Work as Justice Work: Exploring the Untapped Potential of The Midwifery Care in Addressing Maternal Health Disparities

Mimi Niles, CNM, MPH, PhD(c)



Leveling the Playing Field: Use of Donor Milk to Address Disparities in NICU Care

Naomi Bar Yam, PhD


Disparities in Rural Perinatal Care

Stacy Seyb, MD, MFM 


12:40 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch 

*This is a not part of the CME program*


Exhibitors / Posters

Sponsored Content


1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Vision on the Future of NPA


Ballas, MD, MPH, NPA President


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Health Disparities & Equitable Solutions  in the NICU

Jenné Johns, MPH, Parent Expert


4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Break / Exhibitors / Posters


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Navigating Healthcare Legislation Locally  and Nationally

Kathryn Shubert, MMP



Friday, April 5, 2019


8:30 am – 9:00 am

Early Morning Session

*This is a not part of the CME program*

Women & Infants Hospital of Providence


Conference

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Poster Awards and Nominating Awards

2019 Conference Co-Chairs


9:10 am – 10:10 am

Equity and the 4th Trimester

Alison Steube, MD, MFM


10:10 am – 11:10 am

Working with LGBTQA Families

Liddy Hope, PhD


11:10 am – 11:30 am


Break / Hotel Check-Out

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Perinatal Mental Health Disparities by Race and Place

Karen Tabb Dina, PhD MSW



12:30 am – 1:00 pm

Closing Remarks – 2020 Announcement  






CMEs, CEUs, and CEs will be provided at no additional fee through our Joint Provider PAC/LAC


CANCELLATION 

Cancellations received on or before Friday, March 1, 2019 will be assessed a $50 processing fee.  No refunds will be given for “no shows” or cancellations received on or after March 2, 2019. Phone cancellations must have been confirmed in writing to Kristy Love at Klove@nationalperinatal.org.




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