Miscarriage

Dec 04

Meet Our New Interns

  Name: Gabrielle deFiebre, but I go by GG. Hails from: New York, NY Why are you passionate about reproductive health? When I first started classes for my master’s of Public Health at Hunter College, I was introduced to the concept of health disparities and how access to quality care is often determined by income…

Jul 18

Staff Summer Book Picks

Our staff loves to read – especially books about reproductive health and access issues!  So this summer we thought we’d share a few of our favorites so you could add them to your summer reading list. And if you have any recommendations, send them our way. Happy reading! p.s. If you buy any of these…

Jul 11

Meet Our Summer Interns!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our two summer interns – Lianne and Mia! These wonderful new members of the Reproductive Health Access Project team will be with us all summer long, putting together workshops and trainings, doing research on policy issues, and writing for the blog. Here’s a little info about them. Name:…

Jun 27

I Know Why the Caged Birds RHAP

“If she were a normal patient…” Physicians use the words “normal” and “abnormal” to differentiate lab values and physical exam findings. But on this evening in particular, in our student-run free clinic in Pennsylvania, our patient had no apparent anomalies.  When the physician implied she was abnormal, he wasn’t referring to her health. He was…

Jun 20

Patient-Centered = Pro-Choice

Family physicians aim to be “patient-centered.”  It’s not always clear, however, what that means.  It doesn’t mean that we give antibiotics to anyone with a cold who wants them.  It doesn’t mean we prescribe narcotics for anyone who requests them.  We practice medicine responsibly while paying attention to  our patients’ concerns.  Being patient-centered is more…

Feb 18

Friendraiser in Brooklyn

RHAP board member Harlene Katzman welcomed guests to her home on Tuesday night for RHAP’s first houst party in 2012.  There was food, fun and great conversation!  Medical Director Linda Prine led a great conversation about RHAP’s mission and goals for 2012.  Check out the photos below. Interested in hosting a friendraiser for the Reproductive…