MSFC Stands for Our Future Patients….and Against the Gag Rule

For 25 years, Medical Students for Choice (MSFC) members in medical schools around the country and the world have fought for the education they will need to provide a full range of family planning care for their future patients. For most of our members, learning about all forms of contraception and abortion is hard, and …

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Board of Directors

About the Board

General Board Role & Responsibilities: The MSFC Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the organization’s financial health and establishing the organization’s long-term strategic plan. Participation on MSFC’s board offers individuals a great opportunity for professional development and leadership experience.  While we recognize that many of our board members and applicants have served as Student Leaders at their local chapters, the role of a board member is distinct and different from that of a Student Leader.

The board meets in person at three weekend meetings each year at different locations across the United States; transportation and hotel costs are covered. One of the three meetings is held in conjunction with the annual Conference on Family Planning. Board members are expected to attend every meeting and maintain committee duties between meetings through e-mail and conference calls. Board members are also required to contribute to MSFC’s fundraising efforts through donor solicitation and a meaningful personal donation.

General Board Eligibility: The MSFC Board of Directors welcomes applications from medical students and any other community members, including international applicants, who are passionate about creating tomorrow’s abortion providers and pro-choice physicians.

Interested medical students: Applications are not currently being accepted. Please check this page at the end of 2018 if interested in becoming a member of the Board of Directors.

Interested professionals and community members: Application to the Board is by invitation only. Please contact [email protected] for more information about how to join the Board.

For more information about MSFC’s Board of Directors please review these Frequently Asked Questions or email [email protected]

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Abigail C. Davies, President
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Erin Nacev, President-Elect
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Caroline Vu, Past-President
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Mikaela A. Kelly, Secretary
Charles R. Drew University/David Geffen School of Medicine

Deborah Bartz, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Julia Dexter
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Farah Diaz-Tello, Esq.
Self-Induced Abortion Legal Team

Katie Hansen
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

Alexa Henderson
Ohio State University College of Medicine

Sabrina Holmquist, MD, MPH
University of Chicago, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jennifer Levine-Fried, CPA
National Network of Abortion Funds

Kira Neel
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Parvaneh Nouri
Boonshoft School of Medicine of Wright State University

Paul Oliveira Silva
Ford Foundation

Armide Storey
Boston University School of Medicine