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Aug 22

Notes from the Field: Dr. Martha Simmons

In light of last month’s Supreme Court victory in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, we asked Dr. Martha Simmons, a 2015-2016 Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow, to share a recent patient experience that she found especially meaningful. “Danielle*, one of my regular patients, came to me for a Depo Provera shot. Previously, she had been…

Aug 10

RHAP is Recruiting Interns for Fall 2016!

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is now recruiting interns for this Fall! Our Interns play a key role in ensuring that the Reproductive Health Access Project fulfills its mission by supporting the staff of this small but busy organization. We are currently seeking a Development and Communications Intern and a Program Support Intern to…

Aug 02

Vote 2016: Get the Facts

Fatigued after last month’s national conventions? Take a deep breath and #GetTheFacts 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. So far this year 14 states have passed more than 30 laws restricting abortion access. Though last…

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,…