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‘Like walking on glass’: Anxious post-Roe era for Tulane’s Medical School

Aug 30, 2022 | By Martha Sanchez in The Tulane Hullabaloo
This article was originally published in The Tulane Hullabaloo on August 30, 2022. You can access the original article here:


A recent Washington Post report found doctors across practices are turning down offers from conservative states. Abortion providers are rushing to relocate. In Louisiana, 25 parishes lack an OB-GYN and nurse midwife.

Gambala said medical education at Tulane will not change, but she thinks the law will affect the students, residents and physicians who choose Tulane in the future.

That makes Eva Kruger, a second-year medical student and member of Medical Students for Choice, uneasy. Those losses would mean “many fewer mentors, that many fewer providers,” she said. She is focused on protecting abortion education in Louisiana and sending pro-choice medical students to lobby at the state capitol in the fall. But the worry remains.

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