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Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine httpsprocessfilestackapicomAr1JhJgKrRMCHY5XI
Headquarters  Washington, D.C., United States
Similar  American Board of Obstetrics, American College of Medical, American College of Nurse‑Midwives, March of Dimes, Academy of Managed

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine was established in 1977 and is a not-for-profit organization of over 2,000 members that are dedicated to improving maternal and child outcomes. The organization's headquarters is located in Washington, D.C..

Board certified maternal-fetal medicine physicians have an additional two to three years training in maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) and are involved in the latest advancements in maternal and fetal care. Because of their additional training, MFM's are considered high-risk pregnancy experts. The Society's primary objectives are to promote and expand research and education in maternal-fetal medicine. Congenital heart defects, genetic disorders, preeclampsia, and complications of preterm labor and delivery are a few examples of disorders that maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialists treat.

In 2014 the organization's focus at their annual meeting was discussing ways to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality.

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Wikipedia


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