28 April 2023 | JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel
Dr Sally Pezaro is a Fellow of the Royal College of Midwives (FRCM), and an editorial board member of the British Journal of Midwifery, Evidence Based Midwifery, MIDIRS and the International Journal of Childbirth. She is also a panellist on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise Investigating Committee, a senior fellow of the higher education academy, an Invited member of the The Ehlers-Danlos Society’s International Consortium, Midwifery Champion for the Nursing Now challenge and the lead midwife for www.hEDSTogether.com. Sally has clinical midwifery experience working in the United Kingdom, the Gambia and Ethiopia. Reflecting on her own experiences, Dr Pezaro ensures that her work, now in research and academia at Coventry University remains challenge led.
In 2021 Dr Pezaro won a 'Midwives Award' from the Iolanthe Midwifery Trust and a ‘Partnership Working’ award from the Royal College of Midwives. In 2019, Dr Pezaro was honoured with a first prize award from the Royal Society of Medicine in 'Leading and inspiring excellence in maternity care' and was also runner-up for the British Journal of Midwifery's 'Midwife of the Year' 2019.
The overriding vision for Dr Pezaro’s ongoing work is to secure psychologically safe professional journeys and excellence in health care.