Fighting Abortion Restrictions in a Hostile State: My Experience Testifying at the Texas Legislature
by Katie Hansen MS1 at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin The 2017 legislative session in Texas has been a disheartening one for women and the pro-choice movement. State lawmakers have already proposed 17 bills that would make it more difficult for women to access abortion. On February 15th, I testified at …
Have you graduated medical school but still want to make abortion a standard part of medical practice? MSFC works with residents too.
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!