Improving Perinatal Care University of Missouri’s Show-Me ECHO program and the Missouri Hospital Association are focusing efforts to address challenges in perinatal care by creating a Missouri Moms and Babies ECHO. This ECHO’s team will share information about evidence-based practices, innovation, collaboration and community networks. Providers interested in improving care and outcomes for mothers and babies throughout Missouri may join the ECHO’s interactive online sessions the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12 to 1 p.m. Click here to download ECHO flyer. Register Topics for Learning and Discussion Case-based learning sessions for Missouri Moms and Babies ECHO will address such topics as: Vaccines Genetic testing screening Maternal levels of care Maternal mortality Contraception for high-risk patients Immediate postpartum LARC (Long-Acting Reversible Contraception) Safe plan of care Periviability Health equity Maternal OUD-AIM collaborative What Does This ECHO Offer? No cost continuing education for professionals Collaboration, support and ongoing learning with specialist physicians and other experts Community-level patient care improvements No cost to participating sites or individuals Meet the Expert Team Amanda Stephens, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Missouri Health System Laura Vricella, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Saint Louis University Kimberly Brandt, DO, Psychiatry, University of Missouri Health System Melissa Tepe, MD, MPH, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Affnia Healthcare Alicia Forinash, PharmD, Pharmacist, St. Louis College of Pharmacy Katie Werth, RN, Charge Nurse, University of Missouri Health System Mary Killday, MSW, Social Worker, University of Missouri Health System Karen Lynn Florio, DO, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Saint Luke’s Health System Daphne LeMon, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, CoxHealth Samuel Julian, MD, Neonatology, Washington University Anjali Anders, MD, Neonatology, University of Missouri Health System Kelsey Hussey, RN, MSN, Director, Maternal-Child Health, Missouri Hospital Association Alison Williams, MBA-HCM, RN, BSN, CPHQ, LSSGB, Vice President, Clinical Quality Improvement, Missouri Hospital Association CME Information The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.