MSFC in the News

OB-GYN Residents Are Required to Receive Clinical Abortion Training. They Can’t Do That in Texas.

May 23, 2023 | By Grace Benninghoff in Texas Monthly
This article was originally published in Texas Monthly on May 23, 2023. You can access the original article here:

Featuring MSFC’s Board Member, Danna Ghafir.

Danna Ghafir doesn’t want to leave Texas. The 27-year-old was born and raised here, part of a tightly connected Arab American community spread throughout sunny, sprawling Houston. She grew up speaking three languages, crisscrossing the massive city to meet up with friends in neighborhoods that, to Ghafir, felt teeming with life—mosaics of homes and restaurants and schools and museums all on top of one another. They’re one of the reasons she loves Houston: she’s comfortable in the diverse city, where she is never the only woman of color in the room. So, when she decided she wanted to become a doctor, Ghafir picked a medical school in her hometown, with the goal of bringing access and openness around women’s health to her community….

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