2019 Conference

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

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Removing Barriers: What You Need to Know about Perinatal Care for Patients with Disabilities   Dr. Mitra's slides  Dr. Harris' slides

Moderated by Erika Goyer, FAN Co-Chair

Nicole Lomerson, MPH

Monika Mitra, PhD

John Harris, MD, MSc

Black Maternal Health 

Dr. Crear-Perry's slides

Joia Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG

National Birth Equity Collaboration

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

Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP, FAAP

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

See their slides

Beth Buxton, LCSW 

Stephanie Campbell, MPH

Disparities and Health Care Access: NPA's Position

See the slides

National Perinatal Association Workgroup Members

Presentation on Perinatal Substance Use followed by Naloxone Training.

Part 1 Part 2   No CEs were offered for this training.


VIDEO     NaloxBox

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Early Morning Session

*This is a not part of the CME program*

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Keeping Police and Prosecutors Out of Perinatal Care

Aarin William's slides

Designing Systems to Improve Care for Every Mother, Everywhere

Dr. Shah's slides 

Neel Shah, MD, MPP

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

Mimi Nile's slides

Mimi Niles, CNM, MPH, PhD(c)

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

Naomi Bar Yam's slides

Naomi Bar Yam, PhD

Disparities in Rural Perinatal Care

Dr. Seyb's slides

Stacy Seyb, MD, MFM 

Rare Diseases: Issues & Disparities

*This is not part of the CME program*

See the slides

Professional and Parent Panel 

Vision on the Future of NPA

Jerry Ballas, MD, MPH

NPA President

Perinatal Mental Health Disparities by Race and Place

Karen Tabb Dina's slides

Karen Tabb Dina, PhD, MSW

Navigating Healthcare Legislation Locally  and Nationally

Kathryn Schubert's slides

Kathryn Schubert, MPP

Friday, April 5, 2019

Early Morning Session

*This is a not part of the CME program*

Women & Infants Hospital of Providence

Congratulations to Our 2019 Poster Award Recipients

Equity and the 4th Trimester

Alison Stuebe's slides   part 1   part 2    part 3    part 4    part 5

Alison Stuebe, MD, MFM

Working with LGBTQA Families

Liddy Hope's slides

Liddy Hope, PhD

Health Disparities & Equitable Solutions in the NICU

Jenné Johns' slides

Jenné Johns, MPH, Parent Expert

CMEs 14.5, CEUs 17, and CEs 14.5 will be provided at no additional fee through our Joint Provider PAC/LAC


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.


Kristy Love, Executive Director   klove@nationalperinatal.org

P.O. Box 392 Lonedell, MO 63060

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