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Abortion remains key to OB-GYN medical education at UMass Chan

May 26, 2023 | By Susan E.W. Spencer in UMass Chan Medical School News
This article was originally published in UMass Chan Medical School News on May 26, 2023. You can access the original article here:

While abortion restrictions are on the rise in many states and the legal debate escalates over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s long-standing approval of abortion drug mifepristone, students and OB-GYN faculty at UMass Chan Medical School are expanding educational opportunities on the full spectrum of reproductive care for medical students, residents and nurses.


These changes followed a rally last fall led by the student organization Medical Students for Choice as part of the National Day of Student Action for Reproductive Justice. Organizers launched a petition for bodily autonomy, which called for more preclinical and clinical learning and advocacy on behalf of patients and students…

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