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Jul 28

A family doctor’s role in protecting the rights of pregnant workers

In recent months there has been much discussion in the media about employment accommodations for pregnant women, especially surrounding the Supreme Court Case Young v. UPS. Family physicians can play an important role helping pregnant women get the appropriate workplace accommodations. Recently RHAP’s Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow Carrie Pierce, Medical Director Linda Prine, and Research…

Jul 14

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Zahra Virani

 Zahra Virani is one of RHAP’s Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellows for 2014-2015. We recently asked her about her experience in reproductive health, family medicine, and advocacy with Physicians for Reproductive Health’s Leadership Training Academy. “As a resident I was not able to get the exposure to advocacy that I would have liked. As a…

Jun 23

The Physician Matching Project

Clinicians who provide abortion care often do not work in the areas where the need is greatest. This work can be difficult, no matter where you live. But it is hardest on those who live in areas where the laws aren’t supportive, where no one speaks about abortion openly, and where abortion is highly stigmatized.…

Jun 16

Focus on a Provider: Honor MacNaughton

Honor MacNaughton is near and dear to RHAP. She was our first Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow from 2007-2008. She still works closely with RHAP. She is currently on the board of directors and is a Reproductive Health Access Network Regional Cluster leader for Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. She is a family medicine physician and…

Jun 09

Spotlight on a donor: Sterling Franklin

Sterling Franklin was one of RHAP’s very first supporters. As a lawyer and trustee of the Morris F. Smith Foundation, Sterling has dedicated his career to improving access to reproductive health care. Sterling was introduced to RHAP in 2005 at a house party in Pasadena, California. He immediately connected with RHAP’s message of integrating abortion…

Jun 02

10th Anniversary: Save the Date

Mark your calendar! Saturday, September 26, 2015 the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is hosting “V to Shining V,” a night of comedy, music, and activism in New York City in celebration of our 10-year anniversary. RHAP is partnering with Lady Parts Justice to produce this amazing event. Lady Parts Justice is a “rapid response reproductive…