Today’s Activists, Tomorrow’s Providers: Repealing the 8th Amendment

By Sara Contreras, MSFC Student Organizer With contributions from by our Irish members In 1983, Ireland held a referendum on what became the 8th amendment to their constitution. This vote determined that the fetus’s right to life was equal to that of the mother. 35 years have passed in Ireland since the 8th amendment formally …

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Resident Opportunities


Have you graduated medical school but still want to make abortion a standard part of medical practice? MSFC works with residents too.

Michelle Brown speaking at a rally

MSFC chapters exist in over 180 locations worldwide. As a resident you can join an existing chapter, or network with other residents through our online residents listserve. The listserve also will announce opportunities for residents to participate in advocacy efforts.  Residents can also apply for MSFC’s Abortion Training Programs to gain clinical experience in abortion care.

We stay organized across many countries by using a few simple guidelines for funding, fundraising, and interaction with each other and with the larger world. See the sidebar for more information. If you want to discuss community-building opportunities for residents directly, please email [email protected].

Whether you are one resident in a program that is hostile towards choice, or part of a large chapter at a school that is friendly to collaboration, your efforts with Medical Students for Choice will help to transform medical education and inspire the next generation of abortion providers and pro-choice physicians!