Virtual Safe Motherhood Initiative Meeting

Virtual Meeting | Nov 1, 2021


Monday, November 1, 2021

  • 2:00–2:15 p.m.
    Welcome and SMI Updates


    • Camille A. Clare, MD, MPH, CPE, FACOG, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, ACOG District II Chair
    • Mary D’Alton, MD, FACOG, Columbia University Medical Center, SMI Co-Chair
    • Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH, FACOG, Montefiore Medical Center, SMI Co-Chair
  • 2:15–2:30 p.m.
    Case Presentation

    Speaker: Marika Toscano, MD, University of Rochester Medical Center

  • 2:30–3:15 p.m.
    AIM Cardiac Bundle: What Do We Need in New York?

    Presentation and Facilitated Discussion with Diana S. Wolfe, MD, MPH, FACOG.

    Dr. Wolfe is the Associate Program Director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center.

  • 3:15–3:25 p.m.
    NYSDOH Updates: Maternal Mortality & Birth Equity Initiatives

    Speaker: Marilyn A. Kacica, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Division of Family Health, New York State Department of Health

  • 3:25–3:35 p.m.
    New York State Birth Equity Improvement Project (NYSBEIP) North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health

    Speaker: Dawnette Lewis, MD, MPH, FACOG

    Dr. Lewis is the Director of High Risk OB & Critical Care and Associate Program Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine. She is an Associate Professor at the Hofstra/Zucker School of Medicine.

  • 3:35–3:45 p.m.
    Maternal Mortality Update: NYC DOHMH

    Speaker: Hannah Searing, MA-MHS, Research and Evaluation Director for the Bureau for Maternal, Infant, and Reproductive Health, NYC DOHMH

  • 3:45–4:00 p.m.
    Next Steps