Perinatal Mental Health Learning Community

The Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Learning Community was HQI’s initiative to provide California hospitals with education, technical assistance, and peer support to strengthen perinatal mental health.  The program concluded in December 2021.  However, key resources developed remain on this website for ongoing free use by hospitals, as needed.  Any questions regarding the resources on this web page can be directed to Boris Kalanj, HQI’s Director of Programs, at

November 18, 2021 – Fathers and Partners and Perinatal Mental Health



October 21, 2021 – Breastfeeding and Perinatal Mental Health



August 19, 2021 – Child Abuse Reporting and Perinatal Mental Health



June 17, 2021 – Substance Use Disorders and Perinatal Mental Health



April 15, 2021 – Birth Trauma and Perinatal Mental Health



February 18, 2021 – Supporting NICU Families



December 17, 2020 –  Supporting Patients with Perinatal Loss​



October 15, 2020 –  Disparities in Perinatal Mental Health Care​



August 20, 2020 –  Developing Referrals and Community Resources​



June 18, 2020 –  Hospital Approaches to Staff Training and Patient Education



April 2020 – The Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal Mental Health & Introducing New Training Resources for Hospitals



February 2020 – A Hospital’s Role in Supporting Maternal Mental Health



January 2020 – Introductory Webinar



  • Virtual opportunity for hospital participants to receive practical implementation advice from program faculty and experienced peers. Office hours are held in the alternate months between webinars. 
  • September 16, 2021 Group Office Hours​
  • July 15, 2021 Group Office Hours​
  • May 20, 2021 Group Office Hours​
  • March 18, 2021 Group Office Hours​
  • January 21, 2021 Group Office Hours​
  • November 19, 2020 Group Office Hours
  • September 17, 2020 Group Office Hours
  • July 16, 2020 Group Office Hours
  • May 21, 2020 Group Office Hours
  • March 19, 2020 Group Office Hours

The virtual Capstone Event rounded out our learnings and celebrated the achievements of California hospitals in advancing maternal mental health. 

  • For event recording, click here.
    • Timing of key event sessions:
      • 13:45  Review of Learnings
      • 1:01:15  Hospital Panel (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Marshall Medical Center & Scripps Health)
      • 1:51:30  Personal Story: Sarah Nevison
      • 2:48:28  Keynote: Psychopharmacology and Perinatal Mental Health (Miriam Schultz, MD)
      • 3:43:53  Celebration & Recognition
      • 3:51:25  Resources for Continued Learning
  • For slides, click here.

Participating Hospitals

For a map of all enrolled hospitals, click here.

Enrolled hospitals in alphabetical order:

Adventist Health and Rideout

Adventist Health Bakersfield

Adventist Health Glendale

Adventist Health Hanford

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial

Adventist Health Simi Valley

Adventist Health Tulare

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

Adventist Health White Memorial

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Anaheim Global Medical Center

Anaheim Regional Medical Center

Antelope Valley Hospital

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Barstow Community Hospital

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Clovis Community Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center (Fresno)

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Corona Regional Medical Center

Cottage Health System

CPMC – Mission Bernal

Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Valley Hospital

Doctors Hospital of Riverside/Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center

Doctors Medical Center (Modesto)

Dominican Hospital

East LA Doctors Hospital

Eisenhower Medical Center

El Centro Regional Medical Center

Emanuel Medical Center

Enloe Medical Center

Fairchild Medical Center

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

Garfield Medical Center

Glendale Memorial Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital (Bakersfield)

Greater ElMonte Community Hospital

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Hemet Valley Medical Center

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

Hi Desert Medical Center

Highland Hospital

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

Huntington Hospital

John Muir Health – Concord hospital

John Muir Health – Walnut Creek hospital

Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Orange County – Irvine Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente The Permanente Medical Group

Kern Medical Center

Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Madera Community Hospital

Marian Regional Medical Center

Marshall Medical Center

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Mee Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital Los Banos

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Memorial Medical Center (Modesto)

MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center

Mercy General Hospital

Mercy Hospital of Folsom

Mercy Medical Center (Merced)

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta

Mercy San Juan Medical  Center

Methodist Hospital of Southern California

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Monterey Park Hospital

Natividad Medical Center

NorthBay Healthcare

Northern Inyo Hospital

Northridge Hospital

Olive View – UCLA Medical Center

Orange County Global Medical Center

Palomar Health- Escondido campus

Palomar Health- Poway campus

PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital

PIH Health Hospital-Whittier

Plumas District Hospital

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

Queen Of the Valley Medical Center (Napa)

Queen of the Valley Medical Center (West Covina)

Rady Children’s Hospital

Redlands Community Hospital

Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital

Riverside Community Hospital

Riverside University Health System – Medical Center

Saddleback Medical Center

Saint Agnes Medical Center

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

San Antonio Regional Hospital

San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital

San Joaquin General Hospital

San Ramon Regional Medical Center

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital- Encinitas

Scripps Memorial Hospital- La Jolla

Scripps Mercy Chula Vista

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

Sierra View Medical Center

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

South Coast Global Medical Center

St Louise Regional Hospital

St. Bernardine Medical Center

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital

St. Francis Medical Center

St. Joseph’s Medical Center (Stockton)

St. Mary Medical Center (Apple Valley)

Stanford Health Care ValleyCare Hospital

Stanford Health Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital 

Sutter Amador Hospital

Sutter Coast Hospital

Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center (Santa Cruz)

Sutter Roseville Medical Center

Sutter Solano Medical Center

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Twin Cities Community Hospital

UCDavis Medical Center

UC Irvine

UCLA Health System

UCLA Resnick Neurophsychiatric Hospital

UCSF Health & Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Victor Valley Global Medical Center

Watsonville Community Hospital

Whittier Hospital Medical Center

Woodland Memorial Hospital

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center