Click below to read a sampling of the latest in news and research:

»Meeting the Nation’s Primary Care Needs: Current and Prospective Roles of Doctors of Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine, Practitioners of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Direct-Entry Midwives (ACCAHC, 2013)

»The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) 2013 Update on Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings

»Supporting Healthy and Normal Physiologic Childbirth: A Consensus Statement by ACNM, MANA and NACPM (2012)

» Evidence-Based Maternity Care/The Milbank Report (2008)

» The CPM study(British Medical Journal, 2005)


MEAC is a proud member of the following organizations which provide the midwifery education community with extraordinary resources:

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MEAC is a  member of the Academic Consortium of Complementary and Alternative Health Care.  ACCAHC brings together councils of colleges and schools, accrediting agencies, and certification and testing organizations associated with the five distinctly licensed complementary healthcare professions which have a federally recognized accrediting agency including:

The mission of ACCAHC is to enhance the health of individuals and communities by creating and sustaining a network of global educational organizations and agencies, which will promote mutual understanding, collaborative activities and interdisciplinary healthcare education.

Visit ACCAHC’s website to learn more about the exciting efforts underway to help the licensed complementary healthcare professions get outside of their silos and work collaboratively to accomplish our mutual goals .


MEAC is also a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA).

ASPA provides a collaborative forum and a collective voice for the community of organizations in the United States that assess the quality of specialized and professional higher education programs and schools. ASPA represents its members on issues of educational quality facing institutions of higher education, governments, students, and the public. ASPA advances the knowledge, skills, good practices, and ethical commitments of accreditors, and communicates the value of accreditation as a means of enhancing educational quality.

Their website contains many excellent resources on accreditation.



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