CenteringPregnancy: An Approach to Reducing Maternal-Child Health Disparities

November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Donna Tuccero, M.D.

SYNERGY: A Population Health Improvement Seminar Series

Donna Tuccero, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. When she was the associate program director for the duke Family Medicine Residency, she was instrumental in implementing CenteringPregnancy. Currently, she provides care for patients of all ages at Duke Family Medicine and provides oversight and training for the Centering Program. She is passionate about improving healthcare for women and infants and sees Centering as a means to achieve this.

What you'll learn

During Dr. Tuccero's talk, participants will  learn about CenteringPregnancy, a patient-centered prenatal care group. Centering Pregnancy leads to improved birth outcomes and has been shown to nearly eliminate racial disparities in preterm birth. Learn what challenges exist in North Carolina, particularly in Durham and how Duke Family Medicine has evolved care to improve Maternal-Child Health outcomes.

CME Credit:

Physicians + Nurses will receive 1 CME credit hour for attending.

Lunch provided for those who RSVP by November 11.


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