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Jul 22

Focus on a Provider: Maggie Carpenter

Dr. Maggie Carpenter attended medical school at SUNY-Downstate Medical School and it was there that she became aware of family medicine. Dr. Carpenter says “I knew I wanted to do women’s health but I really liked the idea of being able to serve all my patients needs and the needs of their families. Making sure…

Jul 11

Vote 2016: Get the Facts

Fatigued by this year’s election season? Take a deep breath and get the facts with RHAP’s pro-choice voting guide! Our Vote 2016: Get the Facts guide provides national and state-by-state resources to help you make informed decisions this election cycle. Over 300 bills restricting abortion access were proposed in 2015 alone. Anti-choice legislation is making…

Jun 27

Our Fellowship evaluation results are in

RHAP recently completed an Evaluation of our Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship. This one-year post-residency fellowship aims to develop leaders who will promote and teach full-spectrum women’s reproductive health care within family medicine. The Fellowship  started in 2007 with one Fellow per year. In 2013 the program expanded to include three Fellows per year,…

Jun 10

Act For Women Lobby Day in Washington, DC

From May 11-12, 2016, RHAP Fellow Dr. Martha Simmons traveled to Washington D.C. for the Act for Women’s 2016 Advocacy Day (www.actforwomen.org). Dr. Simmons joined health care providers and reproductive rights advocates from across the country to speak with their legislators about the Women’s Health Protection Act. This federal bill would block states from imposing…

Jun 07

You helped us raise over $20,000 this spring!

This spring, a generous supporter agreed to match all contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 through May 31. The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is proud to say, with the help of our generous supporter, we met this match—RHAP raised over $20,000 this spring! The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is committed to increasing access to reproductive health…

May 20

RHAP presents at #CLPP2016

The weekend of April 8th the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) attended and presented at the 35th annual Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference (CLPP) hosted by Hampshire College. CLPP works to advance reproductive rights, engaging young people in activism through their student led conference, summer internship program, and leadership building projects. This year, RHAP…