Miscarriage

Sep 02

Reproductive Health in the Voting Booth

This year it has become clearer to me than ever that our elected officials – at every level – are controlling reproductive health care access. Our political representatives have the power to write, pass and enact laws that directly impact access to contraception and abortion care. They appoint judges who make critical legal rulings limiting…

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…

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…

Sep 16

Ultrasounds Can Expand Access to Reproductive Health Care

If you’ve been hearing a lot about ultrasound machines lately, it’s most likely because anti-abortion state legislatures across the country are proposing and passing laws that mandate the provision of ultrasounds on anyone seeking abortion care.  These laws regulate who, when and how ultrasounds are performed for abortion care.  Many of these laws require clinicians…

Jun 19

Spring Conference Wrap-Up

Spring is a busy season at the Reproductive Health Access Project. In the past few months we’ve presented an a number of academic conferences across the United States. Here’s a peak at some of our spring travels. On March 7th-8th our educational director Dr. Ruth Lesnewski presented at the ACU Health IT for the Underserved…

May 15

Visit Our New Online Store!

The Reproductive Health Access Project publishes a variety of patient education materials and clinical tools. Now, you can purchase these materials at our new online store! Visit it today at store.reproductiveaccess.org We believe in promoting evidence-based, patient centered medicine. All of our patient education materials are medically accurate, drawn from the latest clinical information. We field test our patient education…