Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds



OHSU School of Nursing's nurse midwifery program is pleased to announce OHSU Nurse Midwifery Grand Rounds. A program from the number one ranked nurse midwifery program in the nation. The Grand Rounds features the Northwest's leading midwifery faculty, clinicians, and experts in women's health care, as they discuss the latest research and evidence-based trends in clinical practice.

OHSU Nurse Midwifery Grand Rounds meets once a month on Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and is open to all who are interested. They are held in DCH 11620 Miller Auditorium, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, 11th floor.  Midwifery students and faculty, OB residents, and labor and delivery staff are especially encouraged to attend.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Gestational Surrogacy and the Birth Experience

Presenter: Adrienne Black & Fie McWilliams

December 9, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
DCH Miller Auditorium, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, 11th floor

Fie McWilliams recently completed the accelerated BSN program at OHSU and has a strong interest in Maternal and Child health. She is the mother of four. She herself has been a Gestational Surrogate, having carried a singleton pregnancy for a family in Oregon and a twin pregnancy for a family in California. Fie has participated in interviews on the surrogacy process on the Today Show, The View and NPR.

Adrienne Black runs Heart to Hands Surrogacy in Eugene, an agency committed to supporting and facilitating loving, strong and cooperative relationships between Intended Parents and Surrogates. Adrienne has been a Surrogate for three prior pregnancies, and is currently in the second trimester with a singleton for a gay male family in Washington. Adrienne has legal secretarial experience in the surrogacy field and extensive training in counseling, communication and facilitation. In addition, she has worked in the birth community since 1998 as a doula, childbirth educator and birth assistant. She completed the midwifery program at Seattle Midwifery School in 2003.


Contact Information

For more information about OHSU's Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds, please contact  Coco Corbett, Midwifery Graduate Student,, Wendy Shultis, Midwifery Graduate Student,, or Carol Howe, C.N.M., D.N.Sc., F.A.C.N.M., Grand Rounds Faculty Advisor,