4th Annual Conception to Cradle Conference - 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This conference has already taken place.

Online Streaming
1 Day Conference October 20th, 2021
6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Participation in this CME activity will help learners to acquire and understand information to discuss/manage and counsel maternal and fetal exposure to substances, understand global and institutional factors that affect maternal mortality.  It will identify the knowledge gaps and address best practices in neurochemistry of addiction, caring for the health care team, and breastfeeding practices for patients who have substance use.

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Dates and Times

Start: 10/20/2021 7:30 AM
End: 10/20/2021 5:15 PM


  • Understand and reflect on personal role (implicit bias) and institutional health of workplace setting related to maternal mortality. 
  • Recognize the latest global trends and causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. Moreover, review the three delay models to explain the primary causes of direct obstetric death. 
  • Become aware and demonstrate the concept of wellness in workplace setting. 
  • Discuss potential strategies to minimize adverse childhood effects.
  • Identify the emerging concepts regarding neurochemistry of addiction.
  • Understand effects of marijuana and nicotine in pregnancy and postpartum.


Tier Price
Physicians - before Oct 1st $100.00
Other Healthcare Professionals - before Oct 1st $100.00
Physicians - after Oct 1st $125.00
Other Healthcare Professionals - after Oct 1st $125.00
Stony Brook Medicine Obstetric & Pediatric Students -Free, send email to marianna.lawrence@stonybrookmedicine.edu $0.00


  • Dr. Hector Alcala, PhD
    • Early Life Adversity: Lasting Impacts
  • Dr. Ginger Breedlove, PhD
    • Beyond the Bundles: Additional Factors that Influence Maternal Events
  • Dr. Cynthia Cervoni, Doctorial Degree
    • Well-Being in Perinatal Care
  • Dr. Judith Clarke, PhD
    • Using DEI Strategies to Address Racial Disparities at the Patient Level, the Provider Level, and the System Level
  • Dr. Stephen Dewey, PhD
    • Understanding the Neurochemistry of Addiction
  • Dr. Heather Link, MD
    • Maternal Mortality in a Global Context
  • Dr. Mishka Terplan, MD
    • Cannabis Controversy: Pregnancy and Postpartum


  • Morning Reflections
    • Dr. Ginger Breedlove, PhD
    • Dr. Stephen Dewey, PhD
    • Dr. Heather Link, MD
    • Dr. Mishka Terplan, MD
  • Questions & Answers
    • Dr. Hector Alcala, PhD
    • Dr. James Bernasko, MD
    • Dr. Cynthia Cervoni, Doctorial Degree
    • Dr. Judith Clarke, PhD
    • Dr. Shanthy Sridhar, MD


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222