Abortion

Jul 22

13 Ways Providing Abortion Care Makes Me A Better Doctor

Linda Prine, RHAP’s medical director, moderates the Access List, a clinical listserv with more than 1,000 subscribers all dedicated to providing abortion care within family medicine and primary care settings. This regular column features Linda’s postings to the Access List. At our recent Reproductive Health Access Project gathering at Society of Teachers of Family Medicine…

May 08

Two New Members of the RHAP Team!

Every year the Reproductive Health Access Project has the sincere pleasure of hosting young advocates of reproductive health and justice at our New York City offices. These students are the key to the future of reproductive health and we are very proud to assist them in developing the tools they need for a future in…

Feb 26

2013 Survey of family medicine residents trained in abortion

Every spring since 2007, the Reproductive Health Access Project has surveyed graduating 3rd year family medicine residents who have received abortion training.  The survey helps us connect with and support newly trained family physicians and build our Family Medicine Reproductive Health Network.   Network members receive technical assistance from us to integrate reproductive health into their…

Jan 28

Texas Perspective on the Papaya Workshop

Our papaya workshop was on October 28, 2013.  The date was rather fitting, as it was also on this day we learned that District Judge Yeakel found the increased abortion restrictions via the passage of HB2 unconstitutional.  This news infused an extra bit of excitement into the evening’s workshop on manual vacuum aspiration.  Judge Yeakel’s…

Dec 02

Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is proud to be participating in the third annual #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. So how can you give this #GivingTuesday? There is no…

Nov 14

A Win! ACGME Guidelines Now Include Family Planning

Back in April the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education–the organization that sets the training standards and accredits all residency training programs in the United States–updated the training standards for Family Medicine. Instead of making the training requirements in women’s health stronger, they weakened them! Training in contraception was no longer required. In fact, family…

Oct 03

A Screening of “After Tiller”

Last week I saw the film After Tiller, a documentary that explores third-trimester abortion care in the United States by focusing on the only four doctors publicly known to offer this procedure. The screening was hosted by the Reproductive Health Access Project and the film was followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers, Martha…