Jennifer MacBlane Headshot

SYRACUSE, N.Y.— St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to welcome Jennifer MacBlane, CNM, back to St. Joseph’s in her new role as a midwife at St. Joseph’s Physicians Primary Care Center OB-GYN office in Syracuse.

MacBlane has returned to St. Joseph’s with more than 17 years of experience in the fields of obstetrical care, gynecology, pharmaceuticals, teaching and health care management. Jennifer is no stranger to St. Joseph’s Health. She earned her associate degree in nursing from the St. Joseph’s College of Nursing. Prior to working in a private midwifery practice, she worked at St. Joseph’s Health Hospital as a Labor & Delivery nurse, a childbirth educator, a registered charge nurse and a medical biller as well as a clinical instructor at St. Joseph’s School of Nursing. 

“From my education to my job experience, most of my professional career has been at St. Joseph’s. My mother, father and brother all worked at here and I’ve had all three of my children here,” said Jennifer. “Returning to St. Joseph’s has been like coming home. It feels like I’m reuniting with family, even those that have just started here. I always felt so comfortable here and that feeling has only magnified with our growth.”

Jennifer is board-certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Jennifer received all her education in New York state. She earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from Utica College. She has a Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from Stony Brook University (honor society); an associate degree in nursing from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing (honor society); and a Bachelor of Science in Humanities from Buffalo State College.

Jennifer added, “I walked into a practice where the entire OB/GYN group (midwives, doctors, nursing and staff) work like a well-oiled machine. Not only am I impressed with their professionalism, but I’m impressed with their care for each patient as if they were family.”

Jennifer is currently seeing patients at St. Joseph’s Physicians Primary Care Center OB-GYN office at 101 Union Ave., Suite 706, Syracuse. To schedule an appointment, please call: (315) 703-5200.


About St. Joseph’s Health

St. Joseph’s Health, a non-profit health care system in Syracuse, New York, has been a trailblazer in the field since 1869 when it became the city’s first public hospital. Its commitment to exceptional care is evident in a network of acute, ambulatory, primary and specialty care services and partner care facilities providing a range of services to promote long-term health in the communities we serve. St. Joseph’s has been ranked by Consumer Reports among the top 15 heart surgery centers in the country, is a designated Primary Stroke Center, and is consistently named a Best Regional Hospital and #1 in the Syracuse Metro area by US News and World Report. St. Joseph’s Health is dedicated to excellence, innovation and compassionate patient care. From pioneering ambulance services in Syracuse to being the first in Central New York to use DaVinci robotic surgery technology in an outpatient facility, St. Joseph’s legacy of firsts demonstrates its ongoing commitment to leading medical advancements. Affiliated with St. Joseph’s Physicians and a member of Trinity Health, St. Joseph’s Health is your trusted partner in health, combining a rich history with a forward-thinking approach to ensure the health and well-being of our communities.

About Trinity Health

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic health care systems in the nation. It is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians caring for diverse communities across 25 states. Nationally recognized for care and experience, the Trinity Health system includes 88 hospitals, 131 continuing care locations, the second largest PACE program in the country, 125 urgent care locations and many other health and well-being services. Based in Livonia, Michigan, its annual operating revenue is $20.2 billion with $1.2 billion returned to its communities in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.