Clinical Directors Collaborative

This group is open to MEAC-­approved midwifery school Clinical and Practicum Directors as well as guest speakers for specific topics. Contact Mary Yglesia if you are interested in joining in on these free, monthly conference calls.

Contact: Mary Yglesia ­­

The CDC will meet the last Monday of each month, 10:00-11:30 am Pacific / 1­:00-2:30 pm Eastern as follows:

Schedule of topics:

Date Topic
January 25, 2016 Ideas for 2016 topics, discuss dates and times, leader duties
February 29, 2016 Discuss ideas for continuing education for preceptors. Formats: article with Q&A, conference calls, webinar, etc.
April 4, 2016 Confronting racism and other discrimination in clinical practice
April 25, 2016 Increasing access to midwifery education/clinical opportunities for low income women and women of color. Admission topics and how to better address this clinically.
May 23, 2016 Obtaining skill signatures: MEAC list vs. PSGM list. Steps to skills to help preceptors in training students.
June 27, 2016 What is oversight? Preceptors overseeing student midwives clinical experiences
July 25, 2016 Clinical Skills Testing: schools share how they provide this testing to students
August 29, 2016 MEAC changes for schools Part 1 (come prepared to discuss how your school is addressing the changes)
September 26, 2016 MEAC changes Part 2
October 13­-16, 2016 MANA Conference: In-person dinner to socialize, date & time TBA
November 28, 2016 Preceptor evaluations by students. Student evaluations by preceptors.
December 2016 Skip December due to holidays and vacations
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