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Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture

  • Robertson Life Science Building 2730 Southwest Moody Avenue Portland, OR, 97201 United States (map)

This year’s Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture will explore the implications of trauma for both patients and providers in the context of sexual and reproductive health. Midwives and other allied providers will learn both theory and practical considerations for racially and gender inclusive implementation of trauma-informed care into their clinical practice and organizational cultures.

Presentation Topics and Speakers

7:30-8 Registration/ Breakfast
8-9:30 Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care, Terri Pettersen, MD
9:30-10 Break
10:00-11:30 Race-Based Trauma, Shilo George, MS
11:30-12:45 Lunch
12:45-2:15 Trauma-Informed Pelvic Care, Stephanie Tillman, MSN, CNM
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:30 Interpersonal Neurobiology of Birth and NICU Trauma, Fawn McCool, LCSW
3:30-4:30 Mindfulness and Resilience for Providers, Catherine Orzech, MA, LMFT

About Martha:

Martha was a treasured member of the Portland midwifery community who was tragically murdered on her way home from a birth in 1992. The Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture is a CME event that has been held for over 25 years to honor her memory and remember her spirit.

Earlier Event: October 7
Fall Board & Committee Chair Meeting
Later Event: October 26
Midwifery Works