Michigan MSFC Members Demand Abortion Training Opportunities for Residents
By Maya Nojechowicz As an MSFC student organizer, it was inspiring to witness MSFC members from two Michigan universities use their leverage as medical students to advocate for improved access to abortion training in residency programs. While much of MSFC’s focus is on providing abortion education in preclinical years, it is due to the advocacy …
Gopika Krishna is a third year medical student at Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Before joining the MSFC board, she was co-leader of her school’s chapter, and co-facilitated electives providing sexual health education and HIV/HCV counselor training for medical students. Her current research focuses on collecting oral histories of abortion providers. Before medical school, Gopika worked with various local sexual health and social justice groups, including the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, Brown’s Female Sexuality Workshop, and Brown’s Center for Students of Color. She graduated from Brown University with a degree in Human Biology: Race & Gender.
Her interests include the history and philosophy of science, feminist biology, narrative medicine, and the intersections of racial and class-based justice with reproductive justice. She also loves playing music, stress-baking, and reading horoscopes.