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Research and Health Initiatives: AZ Perinatal Improvement Summit


Join us for engaging sessions at the Arizona Perinatal Improvement Summit. Our interactive sessions will focus on severe maternal morbidity and mortality including substance use disorder, mental health, and social determinants of health. This summit will offer attendees a comprehensive understanding of emerging trends and strategies.

Friday, April 19, 2024 7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
College of Medicine Phoenix
Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Rooms E113 and E115
475 N. 5th St.
Phoenix 85004
Online via Zoom

Through dynamic discussions, real-world case studies and collaborative exercises, participants will acquire actionable insights and practical tools to navigate the complexities of maternal mortality and morbidity. Whether you are a health care provider, researcher or industry leader, these sessions provide a unique platform to exchange ideas, deepen expertise, and foster innovation within the perinatal care ecosystem.

Outcome Objectives

• Utilize validated screening tools for perinatal mental health.
• Utilize validated screening tools for substance use disorders during pregnancy.
• Manage severe hypertension during pregnancy.
• Manage perinatal hemorrhage and infection during pregnancy.
• Identify accreta spectrum disorder and refer patients to tertiary care centers.
• Expedite referrals and provide timely treatment for the leading causes of maternal mortality.

Additional information, including ways to register, will be forthcoming.

For questions, please reach out to the team at