Reproductive Health Access Network

Sep 18

News from the Network

Every quarter, we like to give you a short update on the activities of the Reproductive Health Access Network, our community of reproductive health care primary care clinicians who work nationally and locally to integrate abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care into their primary care settings. Currently, there are 2,100 Network members who live and work in…

Jul 23

Focus on a Cluster: Georgia

This month, RHAP is excited to highlight our newest Reproductive Health Access Network Cluster in Georgia, which met in June for the very first time. If you’re a clinician in the Atlanta area who would like to be connected with the Cluster, please email Laura Riker at laura@reproductiveaccess.org.   After moving to Atlanta from the Bay Area,…

Jul 05

Midwives: The Original Abortion Providers

Back in April of 2017, I was part of the audience in Brooklyn, NY during Dr. Willie Parker’s first stop on his book tour for his memoir, Life’s Work. During the question and answer session, a nurse-midwifery student asked Dr. Parker his thoughts on midwifery participation in abortion care. I’ll never forget how he responded,…

May 29

Network Update: We’re Having a Busy Spring!

The Reproductive Health Access Network- our community of 2,000 clinicians who work locally and nationally to expand access to abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care- continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In April, we were able to participate in three exciting events that reminded us how much the Network has evolved since its inception in…

May 04

Network Update: Spring 2018

The Reproductive Health Access Network – RHAP’s national community of pro-choice providers who work locally and across the country to expand access to reproductive health care – is growing every day. Since the election, we have established 13 more Clusters in 12 more states, and we’ve also been working with leaders in several more states. Many…

Mar 13

Focus on a Cluster: Maine

When Dr. Kohar Der Simonian moved to Maine from the Bay Area a few years ago, she found that she missed the organized, tight-knit community of reproductive health care providers and advocates back in California. While clinicians and advocates across Maine have always provided and advocated for reproductive health care, they face different challenges than…

Jan 30

Focus on a Network Cluster: Idaho

2017 was a busy year for the Reproductive Health Access Network, with 11 new Clusters meeting for the first time (in addition to our 7 previous Clusters!). In recognition of the efforts of the Cluster leaders and members, we will highlight different Clusters throughout 2018, starting with Idaho. RHAP’s Idaho Cluster, led by Sarah, a…

Oct 30

Notes from the Field: Dr. Mollie Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs is a family physician practicing in Colorado. Dr. Jacobs co-leads the Reproductive Health Access Project’s Colorado Cluster. “Back-to-school” Every year at this time, I see scores of young female patients on their way to college after summer vacation. As a mother of two young girls myself who I love more than the air…

Jun 06

Network Update: Spring 2017

More clinicians than ever (nearly 1,400!) are part of the Reproductive Health Access Network, RHAP’s national community of pro-choice providers who work locally and across the country to expand access to reproductive health care in their clinics and teaching practices. Since our last update in February, more than ten of our 17 Clusters have met…