Academic midwifery: A different pathway to impact

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The future of the midwifery profession holds many exciting opportunities for those looking for new challenges and aspiring to make a difference. Aside from clinical practice, midwives can now enjoy a multitude of career avenues within the profession, which offer alternative pathways to impact. This article explores how academic midwifery practice can instigate broad scale transformations and challenge the status quo via research, evidence, leadership and mentorship. Support and advice is also outlined to those midwives looking to publish their own work and share evidence-based practice with a global audience.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-20
Number of pages5
JournalPractising Midwife
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019


  • midwifery
  • Midwifery educator
  • Academia
  • Research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Maternity and Midwifery


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