MSFC in the News

March 22, 2022

Fewer medical students trained for abortion procedures By Sarah Varney in NBC News

Featuring MSFC Medical Director, Pamela Merrit. […] The anti-abortion movement knows it’s important to abortion rights advocates to maintain the pipeline of providers, “and that’s why they’re focused on travel …

March 8, 2022

Amid abortion rights threat, OB-GYNs more vocal with support By Travis Loller in ABC News

Featuring MSFC Founder, Jody Steinauer, MD, PhD. “There’s no question of the huge adverse effect of the movement of abortion into clinics,” Bixby Director Jody Steinauer said. “You go see …

January 28, 2022

With Roe v. Wade on the Line, BU Will Continue Abortion Education Regardless of Ruling By Rich Barlow in BU Today

Featuring MSFC Board Member, Rose Al Abosy. […] Long before the fracas over Mississippi and Texas, schools tiptoed gingerly around abortion, with more than half declining to offer any clinical …

January 25, 2022

Yale medical students rally for abortion rights on 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade By Veronica Lee in Yale News

The Yale chapter of the Medical Students for Choice organization rallied Saturday in support of the protection of reproductive care, as the Supreme Court seems poised to dismantle Roe v. …

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 …