10 Reasons Every Medical Student Should Learn about Medication Abortion
By Abby Ramey and Rachel Abbott, MSFC Student Organizers As abortion becomes more restricted in the United States, medication abortion has become critical in the fight for abortion access. Medication abortion, or the “abortion pill”, is a combination of two drugs, Mifepristone and Misoprostol. It is a popular and safe option for many, accounting for …
Most people assume that a medical degree and completion of an OB/GYN or Family Medicine residency program means that a physician has been trained in all aspects of patient care related to women’s reproductive healthcare. You might be surprised to know that many OB/GYN and Family Medicine residency programs DO NOT adequately teach contraception, options counseling, and abortion procedures in their training.