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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.…

Oct 15

Improving Access to Miscarriage Care

About 15-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Miscarriage can be a difficult experience for many women, as our medical director Linda Prine, MD discussed in her recent blog post. In honor of national Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th we would like to share our recent work on miscarriage care. Studies have shown that when women…

Oct 09

Reproductive justice ballot initiatives 2014

The primaries are over and the candidates confirmed—now it’s time to really focus on the issues! As we’ve mentioned before, there’s a great deal at stake in the 2014 midterm elections, not least around issues of reproductive justice and women’s health. More specifically, three states have ballot measures that severely limit access to abortion care. If you live…

Oct 01

RHAP’s #GOTV campaign in action: events recap

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) hosted two events last week to highlight the importance of voting in the midterm election on November 4th. The upcoming midterm election is particularly important because hundreds of state legislators, 36 governors, 33 senators and the entire house of representatives are up for re-election. These elected officials write, pass, and…

Sep 18

Upcoming Get Out the Vote Events with RHAP

National Voter Registration Day: Get out the vote with RHAP in Union Square! National Voter Registration Day is a national effort to get as many people to register to vote as possible. The goal is not to advocate on behalf of a particular candidate or party, but to make sure everyone has access to voting…