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CLOSING OF THE NURSE-MIDWIFERY SERVICE AT BOSTON CITY HOSPITAL: ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE

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  • Agnes Lee Chan cnm, msn

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    • Agnes Lee Chan received her B.S.N. from National Taiwan University, School of Nursing, Her M.S.N. from Boston College, and her nurse-midwifery education from Maternity Center Association in 1967. Ms. Chan has taught at Boston University School of Nursing for two years. After that, she worked as a staff nurse-midwife and later as Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Service at Simpson Center for Maternal Health in Springfield, Ohio from 1973–1983. Currently, Ms. Chan is the Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Service at Boston City Hospital, Department of Health and Hospitals. She has worked at BCH for the past five years.


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ABSTRACT

This paper is a response to an article previously published in JNM's Issues and Opinions column. It provides another perspective regarding the recent troubles of Boston City Hospital's nurse-midwifery service.

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