MSFC in the News

September 20, 2021

Leading Health Organizations File Amicus Brief on Behalf of Abortion Providers Opposing Mississippi Ban By Planned Parenthood in YubaNet

Today, on behalf of a diverse group of health care professionals, leading medical organizations filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. …

September 3, 2021

Abortion-rights supporters say Vermont constitutional amendment more urgent after Texas ruling By Grace Benninghoff in VTDigger

Featuring MSFC Board of Directors’ President, Kalin J. Gregory-Davis. Kalin Gregory-Davis, a medical student at the University of Vermont and the board president of Medical Students for Choice, said the …

August 5, 2021

Right to Choose By Kathryn Diss in ABC Australia's Foreign Correspondent

Featuring MSFC Medical Director, Pamela Merrit, and MSFC Alum, David Eisenberg, MD, MPH. […] The bitter battle over abortion rights has long divided and ignited America. Now it’s set to …

July 22, 2021

Why Can Canadian Doctors Still Deny Access To Abortion—And Other Healthcare? By Tracey Lindeman in Chateline

[…] Registered nurse Martha Paynter believes many doctors and nurses end up objecting because they don’t feel competent in performing, and sometimes even discussing, abortion. So, in fall 2020, she …

June 6, 2021

The Many Intersections of Reproductive Justice By Dr. Colleen McNicholas and Pamela Merritt in The Humanist

Before we approach what can be challenging issues for people to digest, we want to invite you to open your mind to concepts you might not be familiar with, or …

April 30, 2021

About the Worldwide Struggle of Medical Students for Choice By Johanna Siegel in Arte.TV

Abortion is one of the most common surgical procedures in gynecology. Yet it rarely appears on the medical school curriculum. The organization Medical Students for Choice, which was founded in the US in 1993, and is now active worldwide, wants to change that…

March 28, 2021

U.S. Anti-abortionists Tell African Women Dangerous ‘Abortion Pill Reversal’ Works By allAfrica in The Premium Times, Nigeria

Johannesburg — An investigation into the practice of telling women that about ‘Abortion pill reversal’ (APR) – a controversial treatment first developed by a California-based family physician – has revealed that a American anti-abortionists are promoting it to women across the world, including Nigeria, Uganda and South Africa…

March 25, 2021

Revealed: Doctors Worldwide Offer ‘Dangerous’ Treatment to ‘Reverse’ Abortions By Claire Provost in openDemocracy

Doctors in at least a dozen countries, supported by US Christian Right activists, are providing women with a “dangerous” and controversial treatment that claims to “reverse” medical abortions, openDemocracy can reveal today. 

February 15, 2021

‘Abortion Is Winning,’ Says Medical Students For Choice’s Pamela Merritt By Sarah Fenske in St. Louis Public Radio

As the new executive director of Medical Students for Choice, Pamela Merritt works with medical student groups around the globe to ensure they have access to training in abortion and family planning…