PEER REVIEW IN A NEW YORK CHAPTER OF THE ACNM 1987–1994

Authors

  • Nancy Kraus CNM, MSN,

  • Elizabeth Stein CNM, MSN, MPH

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    • Elizabeth Stein received her nurse-midwifery education and master of science in nursing from Columbia University School of Nursing in 1985 and her Master of Public Health from Columbia University School of Public Health in 1986. She served as chairperson of the Peer Review Committee for Region 2, Chapter 1 from 1989 to 1994. She currently is the director of midwifery at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, New York and is on the faculty of the New York Medical College.


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ABSTRACT

This article is an overview of peer review in Region 2, Chapter 1 (New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties) of the New York chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives from 1987 to 1994. It includes a review of the legal and ethical issues, philosophy, process, standards, and procedure for site review. Problems, findings, and the future of peer review in New York are discussed.

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