UCSF midwifery recognition at ACNM annual meeting

Students and faculty of the UCSF CNM/WHNP program attended the 58th annual meeting of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in Nashville, Tennessee, from May 29th-June 2nd. Several UCSF School of Nursing participants were recognized at the convention:

Adrienne Crawford was awarded one of three Midwives of Color Watson Scholarships for students.

Sage Bearman, also a student, won first place for the Twentieth-Century Midwife Interview award; the award was given to honor the best written reflection of the history of an "elder midwife" and his or her legacy.

Assistant Clinical Professor Kim Dau, CNM, MS, received the ACNM Public Policy award for her work as Health Policy co-chair of the California Nurse-Midwives Association, and Associate Clinical Professor and CNM/WHNP Program Director, Jenna Shaw-Battista, CNM, PhD, was presented with the Excellence in Teaching award, selected by UCSF students.

Dean with student

Nailah Cox. Conference Participant, Dean Catherin Gillliss, Brianna Singleton, UCSF PhD student

Frank Sidders, conference participant shares thoughts during Disparities in Mental Health Session

Conference Participants Rosario Hernandez, Guendi Castaneira, and Tangitinga Paama unwind after Day One of conference

Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference Group Picture

Conference participant Shelia Riffe participates in discussion

Howard University Scholars at the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference