Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

  • Physician Reentry After a Period of Inactivity In 2014, the ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement reaffirmed the Committee Opinion on Re-entering the Practice of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which notes that re-entering the ...

  • Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program (MSPP) ACOG became an ABMS MSPP Sponsor Organization in October 2016 and the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program is the only ACOG MSPP Program QI Effort being offered to date....

  • Did You Know? Video Series ACOG's new "Did You Know?" Video Series are short informational segments presented by our staff physician leadership....

  • Maternal Quality Improvement Program (MQIP) The Maternal Quality Improvement Program (MQIP) launched in 2014 as a result of collaborative efforts between the College and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. MQIP is a national outcomes re...

  • What is AIM ACOG is a core partner in The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) program under the auspices of the Council for Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care. ACOG is a member of the Counc...

  • April 10, 2013

    Sentinel Event Alert Released on Alarm Safety in Hospitals On April 8, 2013, The Joint Commission released Sentinel Event Alert Issue 50 on "Medical device alarm safety in hospitals." In the Alert, The Joint Commission notes that "while these alarm-equipped ...

  • February 15, 2012

    Quality Patient Care in Labor and Delivery: A Call to Action The nation’s leading health care organizations in the area of maternal and infant health, including ACOG, has developed "Quality Patient Care in Labor and Delivery: A Call to Action." The ...


Pamela Scarrow
Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement    
Choosing Wisely

Lauren Lemieux
Senior Program and Research Associate, Strategic Health Care Initiatives  
Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM), Council on Patient Safety, Did You Know? Videos, How I Practice Videos, ReVITALize, Women’s Health Registry Alliance

Lisa Ruffin Schauf
Administrative Manager  
All other inquiries

Obstetric Care Consensus

Read the new ACOG-SMFM Levels of Maternal Care recommendations for uniform designations of maternal care.


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