primary care

Oct 23

Welcoming our New Fellows!

Every year, RHAP welcomes a new cohort of primary care physicians who are dedicated to providing and teaching reproductive health care within family medicine to our Fellowship program. Take some time to get to know the wonderful physicians who have joined our team for our year-long Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellowship (RHA). Ivonne McLean,…

May 16

Dr. Josh Steinberg Creates a Contraceptive App!

This month, we are highlighting Dr. Josh Steinberg, family medicine faculty member at UHS Wilson Family Medicine Residency in Binghamton, NY, who recently developed a Contraception Point-of-Care mobile app (iPhone and Android versions) that pulls together information and guidance from a variety of sources, including RHAP’s own clinical tools! This app is intended for clinicians and clinical trainees, making it easy…

Apr 21

Z53.21: Left Without Being Seen

Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP is a family physician engaged in clinical, research, and policy work focused on addressing gender-based violence and health. She is the founder and clinical director of the Institute for Family Health’s PurpLE Clinic (Purpose: Listen and Engage), a primary care clinic that serves people who have experienced sexual trauma, including…

Aug 22

Notes from the Field: Dr. Martha Simmons

In light of last month’s Supreme Court victory in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, we asked Dr. Martha Simmons, a 2015-2016 Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow, to share a recent patient experience that she found especially meaningful. “Danielle*, one of my regular patients, came to me for a Depo Provera shot. Previously, she had been…

May 20

RHAP presents at #CLPP2016

The weekend of April 8th the Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) attended and presented at the 35th annual Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference (CLPP) hosted by Hampshire College. CLPP works to advance reproductive rights, engaging young people in activism through their student led conference, summer internship program, and leadership building projects. This year, RHAP…

Oct 20

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Kelita Fox

As a medical student at Wayne State University, rotating through the various specialties, Kelita Fox was immediately attracted to family medicine for its broad area of focus and its emphasis on care for people throughout the lifespan. Her choice was sealed during a rotation in a Detroit emergency department, which made clear to her the…