Ana Delgado, CNM, MS
Ana Delgado, CNM is a Clinical Professor in the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Division. Ana splits her time between clinical practice and administration at SFGH. She acts as the Assistant Director of Inpatient Obstetrics and Co-Director for Anti-Racism, Equity, Inclusion and Structural Change, primarily responsible for obstetric quality improvement and systems change, and as Director of Inpatient Services for the Nurse-Midwives of SFGH, a 45 year-old, autonomous midwifery service. The Nurse-Midwives of ZSFG are the primary clinical teaching site for the UCSF Nurse-Midwifery Education program, graduating approximately 15 nurse-midwives per year.
As a member of the Bixby Center, Ana engages in advocacy and policy work at the local, regional, and national level. She participates in several county-wide initiatives aiming at improving perinatal care for low-income women in San Francisco, partnering with the San Francisco Department of Public Health and non-profit, community-based organizations to transform how low-income women are supported and cared for throughout the reproductive life cycle. Ana sits on the California Nurse-Midwives Association Health Policy and Anti-Racism and Reproductive Justice Committees and on the Midwives of Color Committee for the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Ana is also a co-investigator on SOLARS, a study of Black and Latina women’s stress, biomarkers, and pregnancy outcomes.
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