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In April 2017, the Society launched its first-ever members only webinar to provide information regarding possible changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  This was the first in a series.  Recorded webinars can be viewed below and are exclusively available to SMFM members.  Keep checking back for future topics. Click the webinars below to view them. 

Advocacy Webinar Series

  • Using Registries and Crowdsourcing to Conduct Research with Pregnant and Lactating Women (Part 2)

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    This lecture was recorded on 01/29/2019

    January is Birth Defects Prevention month.  Learn more about research conducted with pregnant and postpartum woman via patient registries and a new crowdsourcing tool from NICHD, PregSource. This webinar is 30 minutes in length and features Drs. Christina Chambers and Caroline Signore, and is moderated by Dr. Sarah Obican. It is co-sponsored by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, the Teratology Society, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and is the second in a two-part series.


    This lecture was recorded on 01/29/2019

    January is Birth Defects Prevention month.  Learn more about research conducted with pregnant and postpartum woman via patient registries and a new crowdsourcing tool from NICHD, PregSource. This webinar is 30 minutes in length and features Drs. Christina Chambers and Caroline Signore, and is moderated by Dr. Sarah Obican. It is co-sponsored by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, the Teratology Society, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and is the second in a two-part series.


  • Current and Future Trends in Research with Pregnant and Lactating Women (Part 1)

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    This lecture was recorded on 01/17/2019

    January is Birth Defects Prevention month.  Learn more about research that is currently conducted with pregnant women and opportunities for future expansion in a 30 minute webinar with Drs. Bob Silver and Cathy Spong, which is moderated by Dr. Sarah Obican. This webinar is the first in a two-part series and is co-sponsored by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, the Teratology Society, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

    This lecture was recorded on 01/17/2019

    January is Birth Defects Prevention month.  Learn more about research that is currently conducted with pregnant women and opportunities for future expansion in a 30 minute webinar with Drs. Bob Silver and Cathy Spong, which is moderated by Dr. Sarah Obican. This webinar is the first in a two-part series and is co-sponsored by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, the Teratology Society, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

  • Making the Most of Your August Recess

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    State Liaison Network is launching the annual August recess toolkit, including an update on maternal mortality legislation, discussion of the current environment surrounding Title X funding, and some best practices for advocating at the state level.

    State Liaison Network is launching the annual August recess toolkit, including an update on maternal mortality legislation, discussion of the current environment surrounding Title X funding, and some best practices for advocating at the state level.

  • SMFM Advocacy Agenda Webinar

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    Learn about SMFM's advocacy priorities. 

    Learn about SMFM's advocacy priorities. 

  • Ethical Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Research

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This lecture was recorded on 12/7/2011
    Speaker: Anne Drapkin

    1. Background of the knowledge gaps and problems of including pregnant women in research
    2. Grounds for inclusion of pregnant women in research (effective treatment fetal safety reticence justice)
    3. Scientific legal ethical and cultural challenges to including pregnant women in research
    4. Ways to move forward with pregnant women in research through research design legislation and policy change

    This lecture was recorded on 12/7/2011
    Speaker: Anne Drapkin

    1. Background of the knowledge gaps and problems of including pregnant women in research
    2. Grounds for inclusion of pregnant women in research (effective treatment fetal safety reticence justice)
    3. Scientific legal ethical and cultural challenges to including pregnant women in research
    4. Ways to move forward with pregnant women in research through research design legislation and policy change