Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

  • The Birth Registry The Birth Registry is a national outcomes registry for maternity care centered around labor and delivery....

  • 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....

  • 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 ...


Candace Webb, MPH
AIM Program Director

Karmah McIlvain
AIM Program Assistant

Lisa Ruffin Schauf
Administrative Manager  
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Obstetric Care Consensus

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


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