Mod Midwives: The Importance of Peer Review

Peer review is something that midwives–and clinicians of all types–regularly engage in. It’s an de-identified, confidential review of cases. It’s meant to provide the midwife with feedback, suggestions, and guidance, as well as accountability and continuing education. As an added bonus, it’s a great way to develop community and relationship building.

Gina and Nedra have engaged in a number of different types of peer reviews, and continue to tweak what is working and what’s not. We reference a couple of different organizational guidelines for peer review:

North American Registry of Midwives
Midwives Association of Washington State

We hope you–particularly the midwifery students and new midwives–enjoy this week’s podcast!