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"After spending significant effort in establishing the need for a midwifery program, we were able to move quickly to the planning and implementation phase. Your thoughtful consultation, input and guidance allowed us to turbocharge our start-up process and helped us to avoid some of the more common speed bumps encountered with starting a new program. We are grateful for your contributions, which have been essential to our program’s early success. Thank you!"  

—John C. Smulian, MD, MPH, BL Stalnaker Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida, Gainsville


“Susan was essential to the overwhelming success of our new CNM practice. She is an expert in all the components needed to start a midwifery practice in an academic medical center. Walked the midwives through the process and supported us through our growing pains. Always available and a wonderful mentor to me as a new practice director.”  

—Natalia Prieto, DNP, CNM, APRN, Lead Midwife, UF Health Midwifery Group, University of Florida, Gainsville


“Susan DeJoy has a broad knowledge of setting up a successful midwifery practice. She's responsive to our needs as a department, understands physicians' perspectives and translated what we sought into an actionable plan. Midwifery Education Design and Development has been a valuable resource for developing the credentialing process."  

—Isaiah Johnson, MD, Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia


"The midwifery practice framework being integrated into Carilion Clinic was a major determining factor that led me to accept the health system's midwifery director position." 

—Tina Johnson, CNM, MS, FACNM, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia

“Susan DeJoy is an experienced midwife clinician, educator and leader. Her organization, clear communication and passion for midwifery were invaluable in helping us develop a workable practice structure and collaborative guidelines." 

—Lauren Nelson, MD, Medical Director, Midwifery, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia


"Midwifery Education Design & Development understands the requirements for residents and other learners and how to integrate those requirements into a midwifery practice." 

—Amanda Murchison, MD, Vice Chair of Education, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia


“Engaging with Midwifery Education Design and Development provided our team with the sustained focus and seasoned experience we needed to accomplish our goal of launching a midwifery program in a specified timeframe. Susan DeJoy sticks to project timelines, understands the administrative complexities of developing a large health system midwifery practice model and provided significant guidance with recruiting a CNM Director." 

—Michelle Franklin, Vice President, Hospital Operations, Department of OBGYN Administration, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia