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Sep 26

Election 2016: Update

After more than a year of campaigning, the presidential primaries are (finally!) over and the candidates confirmed. Now it’s time focus on the issues. There is a lot a stake in this election beyond who becomes President. The Senate majority may change and there is likely to be a shake up in the House of…

Sep 13

Welcoming our New Fellows

Every year, RHAP selects a group of primary care physicians who are dedicated to providing and teaching reproductive health care within family medicine for our Fellowship program. Take some time to get to know the wonderful physicians who have joined our team for our year-long Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship (RHA) and the two-year…

Sep 06

Join us for a Hyde UnHappy Hour!

Join us this September 29 for a brave action for a future without Hyde! For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment to deny abortion coverage for those struggling to get by and this year we are coming together to say: Enough is enough! On Thursday, September 29 at 6:00pm the Reproductive Health Access…

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…