Midwifery education at Baystate Medical Center

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Midwifery Education Program Faculty

The faculty members in the Baystate Medical Center Midwifery Education Program are all masters prepared nurse-midwives with more than 110 years of clinical practice and 100 years of faculty experience between them. Each one is active in clinical practice.

All faculty members have appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine. Most faculty have participated in funded research, published or edited in professional publications, and presented at national meetings. Faculty are active in professional organizations at national or regional levels as well.

Faculty and Students Benefit From Professional Balance

Midwifery Education Program faculty find the balance of classroom teaching, clinical precepting and independent practice especially unique and rewarding. Participation at one of the three clinical programs in the Division of Midwifery and Community Health - Baystate Midwifery and Women's Health keeps faculty active in clinical practice. Other midwives with faculty expertise make up the Midwifery Triage Program and the Midwifery OB Team Program.


Students benefit from this professional balance by having access to more than 10,000 women's health visits and 400 deliveries a year. Exposure to additional clinical and educational situations is available through the collaborative interactions the CNM faculty have with their physician colleagues in the department, in the medical center as a whole, and with other CNM practices in the area.