MSFC in the News

November 7, 2022

Inside a Michigan clinic, patients talk about abortion — and a looming statewide vote By Kate Wells in Michigan Radio

Featuring MSFC Alumna, Dr. Audrey Lance. The night before her abortion, Melissa had to travel to another state. She drove overnight from Ohio to Michigan, and didn’t reach her hotel …

October 19, 2022

Abortion access looms over medical residency applications By James Pollard in The Associated Press News

Featuring MSFC’s Executive Director, Pamela Merritt. Students in obstetrics-gynecology and family medicine — two of the most popular medical residencies — face tough choices about where to advance their training …

October 16, 2022

University of Washington students rally for reproductive rights By Mantak Singh in Fight Back! News

Sixty people gathered on the University of Washington campus, October 16, to rally for reproductive rights. Called by Progressive Students Union (PSU), this protest was in response to the national …

October 10, 2022

On Pennsylvania’s campaign trail, the doctor will see you now By Alice Ollstein in POLITICO

Physicians across Pennsylvania are politicking in unprecedented ways with less than a month to go before the midterm election, making the case that the abortion restrictions proposed by Republicans would …

October 7, 2022

Medical students rally to support reproductive rights By Susan E.W. Spencer in UMass Chan Medical School News

UMass Chan Medical School students came together Thursday, Oct. 6, to advocate with medical students nationwide for safe, legal, accessible abortion; gender-affirming care; comprehensive access to sex education and contraception; …

October 6, 2022

With ‘Roe’ Overturned, How Will Medical Students Receive Abortion Training? By Anne Wen in Rewire News

Hanna Amanuel recalls observing a second-trimester abortion at a hospital, in part because her work allowed her to shadow the doctor. Outside of medical school classes and pro-abortion groups such …

October 3, 2022

Abortion Doctors Under the Microscope By Ramenda Cyrus in The American Prospect

Featuring MSFC Founder, Jody Steinauer, MD, PhD. When Jody Steinauer was growing up in the ’80s in Nebraska, Roe v. Wade had been decided less than a decade earlier. The important women …

September 25, 2022

OU medical students fear state legislation will further restrict access to comprehensive reproductive education By Jillian Taylor in OU Daily

Featuring MSFC’s chapter members form the OU College of Medicine. When longtime Oklahoma resident Christen Jarshaw joined the OU College of Medicine’s class of 2023, she knew the limitations she …

September 2, 2022

Post-Roe, some areas may lose OB/GYNs if medical students can’t get training By Sara Hutchinson in The Washington Post

Featuring MSFC’s chapter leader from the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine When Andrea Soto was 10 years old, her family immigrated to Texas from Mexico. Her grandmother, who …

August 30, 2022

‘Like walking on glass’: Anxious post-Roe era for Tulane’s Medical School By Martha Sanchez in The Tulane Hullabaloo

[…] A recent Washington Post report found doctors across practices are turning down offers from conservative states. Abortion providers are rushing to relocate. In Louisiana, 25 parishes lack an OB-GYN …