Advancing Care and Collaboration: A Conference on Infant and Maternal Mortality

Friday, February 23rd

Do it Best’s Don Wolf Conference Center on the Electric Works campus

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Join us for an impactful Infant and Maternal Mortality Conference, where healthcare professionals will come together to address crucial issues impacting infant and maternal mortality.

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Lauren Dungy-Poythress, Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, will share her extensive expertise and insights during this event, featuring discussions on substance abuse screening in pregnant women, maternal mental health, and combating implicit bias in maternal care. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, collaborate, and make a difference in maternal and infant healthcare. Attendees will be eligible to receive 5.5 CMEs or CEUs.

A special thanks to the University of St. Francis for providing the CMEs. USF does not share contact information for CME activities to any ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships for providing CME at this event have been mitigated.

Schedule (subject to change)

8:00am Check-In

9:00am Welcome

9:15am “Implicit Bias and its Impact on Maternal and Infant Mortality Rates” presented by Dr. Lauren Dungy-Poythress

10:30am Break

10:45am “Nurturing Futures: Comprehensive Approaches to Screening and Treating Substance Use Disorder in Pregnant Women” presented by Brittany Coffee

11:45am Lunch and “Effective Screening for Maternal Mental Health during pregnancy and beyond" presented by Birdie Meyer

1:00pm “Safe Medication Practices for Maternal Mental Health During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding” presented virtually by Dr. Camila Arnaudo

2:00pm Break

2:15pm “Prosecuting safe sleep deaths and child abuse and neglect during the first year of of life”

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For any questions, please contact Paige Wilkins at

Registration is now closed. We hope to see you soon!

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Community Healthcare System and the University of Saint Francis – Center for Integrated Public Health Education and Research.  Community Healthcare System (CHS) is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:

Community Healthcare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:

In accordance with ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Community Healthcare System must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational programs.  Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors, and planners participating in a CHS-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial relationship with an “ineligible company” whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

Disclosure Statement:

Speakers at this event disclose no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible companies. CME Staff and Planning Committee members disclose no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible companies.