Our Vision

Californians for the Advancement of Midwifery (CAM) is increasing access to midwifery care in California.

Our Board


Jen Kamel, President


Rosanna Davis, LM, Treasurer

Cynthia Hoover

Cynthia Hoover, Secretary

Haize Hawke 2

Haize Rosen

Our Current Projects

CAM provides fiscal and other support for projects including:

  • Medi-Cal roll out for beneficiary access to licensed midwives and birth center licensing
  • CALM membership honorariums for midwives of color and student midwives of color
  • Midwives of color continuing education scholarships
  • Midwife continuing education program grants
  • JumpStart NARM study program for midwife students of color
  • CALM quality improvement program grants
  • Education and information programs for the public and midwifery care community
  • Continuing education credits for CA licensed midwives (with the support of a California licensed midwife volunteer from CALM, using the criteria as established in regulation)
  • Policy advocacy for maternity care access (for instance, filing complaints and follow up with California department of public health when California perinatal diagnostic centers refuse to provide care to licensed midwife clients)