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UVM’s Larner College of Medicine offers limited abortion training. Some students want more

Nov 25, 2021 | By Grace Benninghoff in VTDigger
This article was originally published in VTDigger on November 25, 2021. You can access the original article here:

Featuring MSFC Board of Directors’ President, Kalin J. Gregory-Davis,.

Kalin Gregory-Davis is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Vermont. She’s known since she started at the Larner College of Medicine — Vermont’s only medical school — that she wants to be an abortion provider.

In fact, part of the reason she decided to attend medical school in Vermont is that the state is unlikely to limit abortion access. That’s unlike Texas, Alabama or Louisiana, where significant restrictions have made it difficult to obtain training in abortion procedures, according to Pamela Merritt, executive director of Medical Students for Choice, an organization that helps medical students get training in how to end a pregnancy.

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