5/1, 12-1pm- MMEC 3-101, Marie Stopes International Lunch Lecture: We are really excited to have Meira Neggaz from Marie Stopes International. She will be speaking about how unsafe abortion still plagues a lot of the world and how both American and global politics are intertwined in women’s access to abortion across the globe as well as challenges women face in accessing and providing abortions. Please join us as this will be a very interesting and informative lunch lecture. As always, food will be provided! RSVP at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/X5MBTKM
Please contact Grace Hickam or Caitlin Francoisse at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Shadowing:If you are interested in shadowing an abortion provider in Richmond, we have an opportunity perfect for you. Shadowing takes place on Saturday anytime between 9–4 PM. A 9-12 PM shift is focused on patient counseling, while a 12–4 PM shift is for those interested in procedures; however, you can stay for the full day to see a bit of everything.
Community Outreach:If you are interested in being a clinic escort with the Richmond Clinic Defense, just let us know and we can get you set up. Shifts take place from 9-12 PM on Saturday mornings at a local women’s health clinic in the Fan. Note: these hours can count as LINC hours.
Advocacy:With the General Assembly in session, it’s time for "White Coats on Call." Alternatively, partner with the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecology to meet with state legislators.
Curriculum Reform:Interested in becoming part of a Women’s Health Curriculum Reform Task Force? Just reply to this e-mail and let us know.
Travel & Training:Reproductive Health Externships (RHE) & Clinical Abortion Observation (CAO) are great ways to travel to a new place and train in abortion provision. Medical Students for Choice will cover most (if not all in the case of the RHE) of your expenses. This can be completed anytime during your medical career. Also, keep a look out for e-mails advertising our all expense paid Abortion Training Institutes. Lastly, the annual Conference on Family Planning is one of our flagship programs, which brings together over 400 medical students (scholarships available).
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