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Midwifery Week: Midwifery and Maternal Health in the 118th Session of Congress

Amy Kohl, Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs at the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Speaker Bio

Amy M. Kohl is ACNM’s Director of Advocacy Government Affairs. Serving in this capacity since April 2017, Amy is responsible for leading the development and implementation of ACNM’s federal and state policy agenda in alignment with ACNM’s strategic plan. A core focus of her work is identifying and maximizing opportunities for integration of midwives and midwifery-led care models throughout the care continuum as well as representing advanced practice midwives and midwifery on Capitol Hill and before federal agencies. Prior to joining the ACNM, Amy spent over a decade with the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) lobbying for policy issues impacting our nation’s medical products supply chain and distribution channels. Prior to joining HIDA, Amy worked for a state government relations consulting firm and spent time working for a national political campaign committee. With over 20 years of experience in national health policy and state affairs, Amy also has a personal connection to ACNM’s mission, as midwives in Washington, D.C. attended the births of both of her children. A native of the Northern Neck of Virginia, Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Course Description

Join ACNM Government Affairs Director, Amy Kohl, to learn more about ACNM’s federal policy agenda and get an update on what’s happening in the 118th Congress and how it impacts ACNM’s policy priorities.

CEs Offered: 1 CE

Course expiration: September 26, 2025