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.

​​​​ ​ 2024 DEM Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule​
​January 5
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February 2
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​March 1
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April 5
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May 3
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May 10  9:00 am
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June 7
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July 12
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August 2
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​​​September 6​
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October 18
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November 1
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​December 6
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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 9:00 A.M. on Friday, May 10, 2024. 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. ​

May 10, 2024 Agenda

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