Addressing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in the U.S: Who Will Take the Lead?
August 4, 2014•12 min
Hosted by: Matt Birnholz
Despite numerous advances in maternal-fetal medicine over the past decades, maternal morbidity and mortality continues to plague labor and delivery wards across the U.S. What are the various clinical, social, and economic determinants of health for expectant mothers, and what partnerships exist to improve maternal care? Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Dean of Faculty Development at Ceders-Sinai Health Center, joins host Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss ways in which healthcare professionals can take the lead on this pressing issue.