Cathy Collins-Fulea CNM, MSN, FACNM, is the Midwifery Division Head for the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. She is a past chair of the Service Directors Network and a current board member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Models of Organizational Structure of Midwifery Practices Located in Institutions With Residency Programs
Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
2009 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 54, Issue 4, pages 287–293, July-August 2009
How to Cite
Collins-Fulea, C. (2009), Models of Organizational Structure of Midwifery Practices Located in Institutions With Residency Programs. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 54: 287–293. doi: 10.1016/j.jmwh.2009.03.007
- Issue published online: 24 DEC 2010
- Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
- collaborative practice;
- midwifery practice;
- models of practice;
- residency program;
- organizational structure
Four models of organizational structure for midwifery practices that are located in academic institutions with residency programs are described: parallel models, coexistence models, fully integrated models, and blended models. Examples of each of these models are presented along with advantages and disadvantages and overall effect on resident education.