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Susan A. Krause, MSN, CNM, FACNM

Sukey Krause CNMDepartment of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Division of Midwifery

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Director, Midwifery Education Program
  • Division Chief (interim), Midwifery, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA
    M.S.N., Midwifery (1989-1990)
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
    B.S.N., Professional Nursing (1980-1983)
  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
    B.S., Physics (1978-1980)

Scholarly Foci

  • Midwifery education
  • Maternity workforce development
  • Innovative education program design
  • Diversity, inclusion, and health equity

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Krause's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives
    • Taskforce on Innovations in Education Program Design
      • Chair (2020-present)
    • Board of Governors
      • Treasurer (2018-2021)
    • Directors of Midwifery Education (DOME)
      • Chair (2019-2020)
      • Member (2014-present)
    • Western Massachusetts Chapter
      • Secretary (2001-2006)
    • Peer Review Committee: Region I, Chapter 1, 11, 13 P
      • Co-Chair (1995-1997)
    • Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
      • Secretary (1991-1992)
    • Member (1989-present)
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
    • Subcommittee on Medication Assisted Treatment
      • Member (2014-2019)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Fellow, American College of Nurse-Midwives (2017-present)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, American College of Nurse-Midwives (2018, 2016)
  • Certificate of Appreciation of Service to Women and Families, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2005)
  • With Women for a Lifetime, Practice Commendation, American College of Nurse-Midwives (2005)
  • Excellence in Nursing Award, New England Memorial Hospital, Stoneham, MA (1985)

Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
689 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
(413) 794-3653
Susan.Krause@baystatehealth.org