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Dobbs decision now a factor in med school residency picks

Mai 31, 2023 | By Sandhya Raman in Roll Call
This article was originally published in Roll Call on May 31, 2023. You can access the original article here:

Featuring MSFC’s Board Member, Rose Al Abosy.

When Rose Al Abosy began weighing which obstetrics and gynecology residencies to apply to, she spoke to advisers, considered programs’ academics and evaluated how state laws would affect her ability to train in providing abortions.

The Boston University Medical School graduate narrowed down the options to 80 programs in states that had not enacted restrictions on abortion care.

“For me just kind of looking for residency programs, it was like a nonnegotiable,” said Al Abosy, who was matched at the University of Washington. “I needed to learn how to do this training.”…

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