Samantha

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Samantha Friedman

Samantha Friedman is a certified nurse midwife. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and completed her master’s degree in nurse midwifery from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prior to joining Nye Partners, she worked as a labor and delivery nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Samantha is also a certified lactation counselor and has experience not only helping new moms breastfeed, but also providing breastfeeding education to registered nurses. Samantha engages in partnerships with women and their families in order to individualize care, educate, and promote wellness. It is her goal to support women and empower them to make informed healthcare decisions. She believes in the normalcy of women’s life cycle events and helping her patients feel fulfilled in their healthcare decisions and birth experiences.

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Nursing Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Honors College
Magna Cum Laude
Sigma Theta Tau – Nursing Honor Society

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Certified Nurse Midwife
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure and Board Certifications

Licensed Advance Practice Nurse
Illinois Registered Nurse
Certified Nurse Midwife
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate
Certified Lactation Counselor
Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certified (RNC-OB)
Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certified (EFM-C)

Hospital Appointments

Northwestern University Medical Center
Nurse Midwife
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chicago, Illinois

Scholarships/Awards

Northwestern Memorial Hospital “Good Catch” Award
June 2013

W. E. Van Doren Scholarship Award
2012-2013

University of Illinois Board of Trustees Tuition and Service Fee Waivers
2011

Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship Award
2010-2012

Northbrook Nurses Club Scholarship
2010-2013