2019 WV Perinatal Summit - Group photo

2019 WV Perinatal Summit attendees enjoying a reception on the lawn of the Stonewall Resort!

2021 West Virginia Perinatal Summit
October 14-15, 2021

Reception – Wednesday, October 13
WV Perinatal Summit – Thursday/Friday, October 14-15

2021 WV ACOG Meeting
Postponed Indefinitely

Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, West Virginia

We take seriously our obligation to public health.

Our conference kicks off this year on October 14th with multiple speakers and topics impacting perinatal care across the state!  With interest and enthusiasm growing for the return of this annual event, currently we are planning to hold the Perinatal Summit in person. Please know that we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 in West Virginia. We are aware of the concerns raised by the spread of the Delta variant and vaccination rates in the area. In the event that there are new regulatory or other requirements which make holding an in-person event no longer possible, we plan to pivot to a virtual format.  All registrations for the in-person event will be honored for the virtual event if this occurs.

As we plan to meet in person, we are implementing numerous health and safety measures to mitigate the spread of disease.  Participants will see social distancing in table and chair placements, bottled and packaged refreshments, sanitizer stations, and crowd flow plans during breaks and meal times. Everyone is requested to wear masks throughout the event. Additionally, understanding that the vast majority of new COVID cases and hospitalizations are to unvaccinated persons, we are requesting all persons eligible for vaccination to complete the process prior to attending the event. Thank you for your understanding, as all of this is done to help protect the health and safety of our conference staff, participants, and speakers.

In order to effectively implement social distancing measures, we must limit registration this year.  In expectation of a sell out event, we will establish a waitlist.  If you need to cancel at any point please contact us at your earliest convenience so we may free up your spot for another.

Where professionals in perinatal care come together to share best practices, current trends and experiences in patient care!

This event is made possible through grants from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Division of Health Sciences; WV Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities; WV Bureau for Public Health, Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health, and through support from partners.

WV ACOG Chapter Meeting

West Virginia ACOG annual meeting has been postponed this year and will not happen in conjunction with the 2021 Perinatal Summit.

Overview

The program is designed to bring professionals from multiple disciplines together to discuss perinatal and child health issues. Local and nationally recognized faculty will encourage participants to consider new research, best practices, collaborative and innovative strategies in perinatal health policy, education and practice. After completing this course, participants will be able to:

• Describe best practices in maternal, neonatal and infant health;
• Identify quality improvement strategies to promote better health outcomes for pregnant women and newborns;
• Discuss barriers and opportunities for improving access to care for women and infants in West Virginia;
• Outline policies and practices that lead to improvements in the quality and delivery of health care in West Virginia;
• Engage in collegial conversations about what is appropriate and necessary treatment for women and infants;
• Build alliances and discuss initiatives to strengthen the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership.

Accreditation

Applications for CME and CE credits have been submitted.

Disclosure

It is the policy of accrediting agencies that any faculty (speaker) who makes a presentation at a program designated for AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category I or II must disclose any financial interest or other relationship (i.e. spouses/partners, grants, research support, consultant honoraria) that faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) that may be disclosed in the educational presentation. Program Planning Committee Members must also disclose any financial interest or relationship with commercial industry that may influence their participation in this conference.

Parking

There is plenty of free parking at the conference center.

Lodging

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Stonewall Resort. The room block is being held until Monday, September 27th, 2021. Reservations may be made online, or by calling 1-304-269-7400 and reference the WV Perinatal Summit 2021. Cottages are also available at a discounted rate in our block. Ask Stonewall Resort for more information on cottage pricing.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be honored for cancellations made prior to October 6th, 2021. If you cannot attend, you may elect to send a substitute from your organization.

Comfort Zone

Though every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting rooms, we realize everyone’s comfort zone is different. Therefore, please bring a sweater or light jacket in case the room is too cool for your comfort.

Nursing Mothers

A Lactation Room will be available for the comfort of nursing mothers. Please inquire at the WV Perinatal Summit registration desk upon arrival.

 

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WV Perinatal Summit 2021
Register for the Perinatal Summit on October 14 & 15, 2021
$ 175.00
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2021 Summit Agenda

Information about the schedule, sessions, panels, speakers and more:


Exhibitors/Sponsors

Sponsorships and exhibiting are ways to support the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership and to invite others to learn about your organization and services. We invite your organization to support the 2021 Perinatal Summit! For more information about exhibiting or sponsoring the 2021 Perinatal Summit Meeting, please contact Melanie Riley by email or by phone at 304-691-1978.


Stonewall Resort

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
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Conference rate available until September 27th.
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