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: Infections (Non-COVID) During Pregnancy: Syphilis, Hepatitis, STI Screening Fourth Trimester: Maternal Mortality Evidence-Based Labor: Before, Induction, First Stage Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Mental Health: Bipolar, Anxiety, SUD, Overdoses Pregnancy Support: Doula, Homebirths, Midwives, Breastfeeding, Lactation, Special Populations Equity: Trauma-Informed and Transgender Obstetrics Care, Social Aspects to Maternal and Neonatal Care Pregnancy and COVID Medical Management of Common Pregnancy Comorbidities: Dermatologic Disorders, Autoimmune Disorders, Diabetes, Obesity, Antepartum Fetal Surveillance Pregnancy Associated Mortality Review (PAMR) Maternal Mortality Click here for complete curriculum schedule. 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, Independent contractor Laura Vricella, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Mercy Health System Kimberly Brandt, DO, Psychiatry, University of Missouri Health System Eboni January, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Independent contractor for several clinics Alicia Forinash, PharmD, Pharmacist, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy Jennifer Salmons, RN, Charge Nurse, University of Missouri Health System Mary Killday, MSW, Social Worker, University of Missouri Health System Karen Lynn Florio, DO, MPH, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Saint Luke’s Health System Daphne LeMon, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, CoxHealth Samuel Julian, MD, Neonatology, Washington University School of Medicine Anjali Anders, MD, Neonatology, University of Missouri Health System Jennifer Salmons, RN, Charge Nurse, University of Missouri Health System 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.