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Abortion training under threat for med students, residents

Apr 11, 2022 | By Lindsey Tanner in ABC News
This article was originally published in ABC News on April 18, 2022. You can access the original article here:

MSFC Board Member and Oklahoma University medical student, Ian Peake.

Browse any medical dictionary, and before hitting appendectomy and anesthesia, you’ll find abortion.

The first two procedures are part of standard physician education. But for many U.S. medical school students and residents who want to learn about abortions, options are scarce.

[…] “It’s quite terrifying what’s going on,” said Ian Peake, a third-year medical student in Oklahoma, where the governor on April 12 signed a measure outlawing most abortions.

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