Help Train More Clinicians


Let’s say you needed contraception, abortion care, or early pregnancy loss care… Shouldn’t your regular health care provider be able to provide reproductive health care as easily as a physical? Nearly every county in every state has a primary care clinician who could provide this care. Then why is reproductive health care training, in particular abortion training, not a routine part of medical residencies? There is a shortage of access to reproductive health services nationally. Family physicians are well-positioned to provide these services in just about every community across the country. Yet, presently family medicine residency programs do not provide adequate reproductive health training, making it paramount to have specialized fellowship training programs. Our Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship helps fill in this gap to promote and teach full-spectrum reproductive health care within family medicine. Since 2007, the Reproductive Health Access Project’s year-long fellowship has been training clinical leaders who promote, provide, and teach abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care in our nation’s most underserved areas. address the need of training clinicians to provide high-quality, client-centered reproductive health care by addressing three critical areas, abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care. Our fellowship program has trained 33 family physicians and we have been able to increase the number of fellows we train to six fellows a year at sites in Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Washington State. With every new fellow trained, we make a direct impact on access to reproductive health care, training not only the fellows in our program, but the clinicians they will go on to teach with the skills they learn here. With your help, we can train clinicians to train more clinicians to expand access to reproductive health care and create change throughout the country. We need 100 people to give $25 a month (or $300 a year) to meet our $30,000 goal! Donate today!

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