Direct Entry Midwife Advisory Committee

Legislation passed during the 2015 legislative session authorizes the Board to license Direct-Entry Midwives to perform midwifery outside of a hospital setting, primarily in homes.  The Direct-Entry Midwifery Advisory Committee was formed in 2015 and has been working on promulgation of appropriate regulations, an application for licensure form, and other documents that have been subsequently approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.  The regulations were adopted as of November 17, 2016.  The Board may now commence receiving applications.

​​​​ ​ 2023 DEM Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule​
​January 6
Access code:   2425 848 8533
February 3
Access code:  2431 616 9174
​March 3
Access code: 2429 598 5930
April 7
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May 5
Access code: 2431 424 5628
June 2
Access code: 2425 016 9846​​
July 7
​August 4
Access code: 2424 957 2629
​​September 1
Access code: 2422 035 1156
​October 06
Access code: 2438 065 3302​
​October 13
Access code: 2424 969 5688
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​​October 20
Access code: 2429 406 6648
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November 3
Access code: 2434 783 8285
December 1
Access code: 2439 032 3260

 Meeting time is from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Meetings are generally held the first Friday of each month​.

Strikethrough text: this meeting has been cancelled

The Direct-Entry Midwifery Advisory Committee (the “Committee”) will be meeting in open session beginning at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, December 1, 2023. The Federal Government Public Health State of Emergency for the COVID-19 Pandemic ended on May 11, 2023, however, the Committee meeting will continue to be held by conference call/Webex only. ​

December 1, 2023 Agenda

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updated 11/28/2023​​​​​​

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