The DC MotherBaby Summit
Infant Feeding Narrowing the Gap

7:30a-8:00a Registration (Continental Breakfast Served)
8:00a-8:15a Welcome/Opening Remarks
Gabriela Garcia
Center for Perinatal Advocacy
8:15a-8:40a State of Breastfeeding in the District
Sahira Long, MD, IBCLC
DC Breastfeeding Coalition
8:40a-9:00a Hospital Marketing Practices
Elizabeth Ben-Ishai, Ph.D.
Public Citizen
9:00a-9:45a Keynote Address: TJC Perinatal Core Measure Set
Past, Present, and Future
Celeste G. Milton, MPH, BSN, RN
The Joint Commission
9:45a-10:30a Collecting Rates: Lessons from Adoption of TJC Perinatal Core Measure Set
Michal Young, MD
Roberta Bell, RN, MSN
Howard University Hospital
10:30a-10:45a Break
10:45a-11:30a The Road to Baby-Friendly
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Experience
Carol Ryan, MSN, RN, IBCLC
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
11:30a-12:15p Bosom Buddies
Mudiwah Kadeshe, MSN, RNC-OB, IBCLC
Jacquelyn Bell-Benton, RN, IBCLC
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
12:15p-1:15p Networking Lunch
2012 Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Awards
1:15p-3:00p Town Hall
Moderated by Jennifer Tender, MD, IBCLC
3:00p-3:15p Complete/collect evaluations
Summit Task Force
3:15p-3:30p Closing Remarks
Samia W. Altaf, MD, MPH
DC Department of Health

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Last Updated: June 2018