MSFC in the News

December 12, 2021

‘Tool of white supremacy’: Abortion-rights activists discuss reproductive justice By Sebastian Cahill in The Daily Californian

UC Berkeley’s Othering & Belonging Institute hosted a panel discussion on the fight for reproductive justice Thursday, with panelists focusing on the role of white supremacy in anti-abortion activism and …

December 2, 2021

This doctor commutes 800 miles to provide abortion services in underserved communities By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux in The Washington Post

Featuring MSFC Executive Director, Pamela Merritt. Pamela Merritt, executive director of the nonprofit Medical Students for Choice, said training more doctors to perform abortions will “be a key battle in …

November 25, 2021

UVM’s Larner College of Medicine offers limited abortion training. Some students want more By Grace Benninghoff in VTDigger

Featuring MSFC Board of Directors’ President, Kalin J. Gregory-Davis,. Kalin Gregory-Davis is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Vermont. She’s known since she started at the Larner College …

November 18, 2021

There’s An Abortion Provider Shortage Across The U.S. Here’s How We Address It. By Garnet Henderson in ELLE

Featuring MSFC Executive Director, Pamela Merritt. […] Alsaden said the organizations that accredit medical schools and residency programs should do more to require and standardize abortion training. “I would love …

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 …

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…