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Mar 10

Answering challenging abortion questions

March 10 is Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.  Abortion providers often face misunderstandings about the work they do and the environment they work in. To show our appreciation for abortion providers we are addressing one such abortion myth. At a recent organizational retreat RHAP’s Medical Director, Linda Prine, MD, fielded the following challenging question: “Do primary care clinicians…

Mar 07

A special screening of Vessel

On February 19, RHAP hosted a special screening of the documentary Vessel in collaboration with the New School’s Sex-E Collective and Global Studies Program. Vessel follows the work of activist Dr. Rebecca Gomperts and the organization Women on Waves as they work to expand access to safe abortion care across the globe. Over a hundred people…

Jan 09

Meet the Reproductive Health Care Advocacy Fellows

The Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship is a 1-year program that develops and fosters clinical leaders who will promote and teach full-spectrum reproductive health care within family medicine. Fellows spend the year as teachers in training, learning to perform and teach reproductive health care procedures. Here are our 2014-2015 Fellows! Dr. Zahra Virani, M.D.…

Dec 30

2014 by the Numbers

There are only 2 more days to make a tax-deductible donation to the Reproductive Health Access Project in 2014. Your gift will fund our efforts to train and support primary care clinicians as they provide abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care to women across the country. A group of generous donors has agreed to match all donations, up…

Dec 16

The Year in Review

2014 has been a year full of building and re-building. Many of the seeds that the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) has long been planting have started to grow and blossom. We’ve also taken a careful, deep look at one of our longest standing programs, to make it stronger and healthier. In 2012-13 we undertook…

Dec 11

#GivingTuesday Recap

On December 2, 2014 the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) participated in #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and is, in many ways, an antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It was founded five years ago by the 92 Street Y as a way to kick off the annual giving season.…

Nov 13

Midterm Elections 2014: GOTV Round-Up

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) launched its first-ever Get Out the Vote Campaign (GOTV) leading up to the 2014 midterms, a crucial election for reproductive rights. Our efforts began in September with the launch of our GOTV webpage which featured voter registration, information on ballot measures and national and state pro-choice voter guides. Our campaign…

Nov 07

World Vasectomy Day: focus on a provider

Meet Sarah Miller, MD, MPH, Associate Fellowship Director at the Institute for Family Health and faculty at the Institute for Family Health’s Harlem Residency. She is a family doctor, reproductive health specialist, vasectomist, activist and educator. In celebration of World Vasectomy Day today, we asked Dr. Miller to share her thoughts on vasectomies, family medicine and reproductive health.…