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Association of Midwifery Educators AME is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization that was formed in 2007.  We are a membership organization comprised of schools, programs, educators, administrators and friends who have come together with a common goal of building a robust network of support and resources for direct-entry midwifery education. We strive to provide solutions and offer recommendations to educators, to develop midwifery curriculum and enhance administrative best practices.

Membership in AME is affordable and available to individuals as well as institutions.  Members elect board members, get advance notice about events and CEU courses AND  get a discount for courses!  If you are not already a member, please join today! 

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