Elliott Main, MD is the Medical Director of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) and has led multiple state and national quality improvement projects. He is also the Chair of the California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Committee since its inception in 2006. For 14 years, he was the Chair of the OB/GYN Department at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco (which has 5,500 annual births with 103 OB/GYN physicians). He is currently clinical professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University. Dr. Main has been actively involved or chaired multiple national committees on maternal quality measurement including those sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Medical Association (AMA), The Joint Commission, Leapfrog and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In addition, he helps direct a number of national quality initiatives with ACOG, the CDC and Maternal Child Health Bureau (HRSA) including the multi-state AIM project. In 2013, Dr. Main received the ACOG Distinguished Service Award for his work in quality improvement.
Our goal is that the collaborative work we do in California to measure and improve maternal and neonatal outcomes will become a model for the entire United States.
CMQCC Committee Memberships
- CA-PAMR Pregnancy-Related Committee
- Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy and Postpartum Task Force
- CMQCC Executive Committee
- Early Elective Deliveries Task Force
- Maternal Data Center Interstate Advisory Committee
- OB Hemorrhage Task Force and Update Task Force
- Preeclampsia Task Force
- Supporting Vaginal Birth and Reducing Primary Cesarean Delivery Taskforce
- Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy and Postpartum Task Force