MEET: Ana Delgado
Ana Delgado, MS, RN, CNM studied midwifery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing. She is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) Division.
Ana splits her time between clinical practice and administration at ZSFG. She acts as the Assistant Director of Inpatient Obstetrics, primarily responsible for quality improvement and systems change, and as Director of Inpatient Services for the Nurse-Midwives of ZSFG, a 45 year-old, autonomous midwifery service. She also manages a contract to provide prenatal care services at Mission Neighborhood Health Center, a federally qualified health center in the community. 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.
Recently Ana was named Co-Director for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the UCSF ZSFG OBGYN division, recognizing her commitment to health equity. She is passionate about diversifying the midwifery profession and centering the voices of women of color in her work. Additionally, Ana sits on several San Francisco 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 Committee, working on legislative efforts to remove physician supervision of midwifery practice and advancing access to health care options for women. Ana has worked in a variety of settings, autonomous private practice midwifery service, private practice collaborative practice, and academic collaborative practice.
In her free time, Ana enjoys spending time with her husband James, two children Amelia and Luis, and the most adorable pug dog Duende. She also enjoys movies, cooking and reading.