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 …
Libby Benedict is the Director of Leadership Training Networks for Physicians for Reproductive Health. She manages the Leadership Training Academy, which prepares physicians from multiple specialties to become self-directed leaders in reproductive and sexual health advocacy. She is also responsible for cultivating networks of progressive physician-activists throughout the United States. She received a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles. Go Bruins. A native San Franciscan and long-time community activist and organizer, Libby represents Physicians for Reproductive Health in the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom, and is a graduate of the Women’s Policy Institute, an initiative of the Women’s Foundation of California.