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Midwifery Education Program

Faculty Professional Activities

Photo of Ronnie LichtmanRonnie Lichtman, CNM, LM, PhD, FACNM, Program Chair.

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM):

  • Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion, Representative of Directors of Midwifery Education; 2013
  • Task Force on Doctoral Competencies; 2011
  • Task Force on Re-entry to Practice; 2010

ACNM Local Chapter Region II, Chapter 1 New York City:

  • Chair, Nominating Committee; 2006-2007
  • Member, Nominating Committee; 2005-2007

Photo of Suzanne SchechterSuzanne Schechter, CNM, LM, MS, FACNM, Education Director

Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME):

  • Member, Board of Commissioners; 2011-present
  • Site Visitor; 2002-present
  • Member, Board of Review; 1998-2002

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM):

  • Member, Division of Education, Continuing Education Section: Reader Panel; 2001 -present

ACNM Local Chapter Region II, Chapter 1 New York City:

  • Chair, Scholarship Committee; 2006-present
  • Editorial Staff & Column Editor, Metro Midwives; 2008-present
  • Co-chair, Audit & Finance Committee; 2008-2010

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) :

  • Grant Reviewer; 2008-present

Photo of Aleida Llanes-ObersteinAleida Llanes-Oberstein, CNM, LM, MS, FACNM

Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME):

  • Site Visitor, 1999-present

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM):

  • Peer Reviewer of manuscripts, Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health; 2004-present
  • Member, Division of Education, Continuing Education Section: Reader Panel; 1999-present

ACNM New York City Chapter:

  • Member, Scholarship Committee; 2006-present
  • Writer, Column, Board of Midwifery in Metro Midwives; 2005-present
  • Member, Executive Committee; 2003-2007
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Managed Care; 1994-2000

ACNM Long Island Chapter:

  • Chair, Peer Review Committee, 1994-1997 & 2000-2006
  • Chair, Legislative Committee; 1997-2003

New York State Board of Midwifery:

  • Extended Member; 2013-2018
  • Extended Member; 2008-2013
  • Chair; 2007-2009
  • Vice Chair; 2001, 2004-2007
  • Chair, Insurance sub-committee; 1999-2005
  • Member; 1998-present

New York City Department of Health, Maternal Mortality Review Committee

  • Member; 2006-2010

New York State, Maternal Mortality Expert Review Committee

  • Member; 2010-present
  • Member, Hypertension Subcommittee (Writing the New York State guidelines for the Management of Hypertension During Pregnancy); 2011-Present

New York Midwifery Council :

  • Member; 1993-2010