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Future Abortion Providers – Get the Support and Mentoring You Need through AMSA’s Reproductive Health Mentorship Sprint Program!

At a moment when the constitutional recognition and protection of a person’s right to abortion care has been significantly weakened by the recent US Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Texas abortion ban (SB 8)  to go into effect, we in AMSA stand resolute and ready to fight for not just the preservation but also...

Reimagining Roe v. Wade at its 48th Anniversary

On the 48th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we join with reproductive health professionals, advocates and activists in “reimagining Roe”: from Abortion Rights to Abortion Justice. Written by Jeff Koetje, MD, AMSA Reproductive Health Programming Strategist. Today we observe the 48th anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade which affirmed...

The vulnerability of abortion access and training

Written by Shereen Jeyakumar, a medical student and AMSA Reproductive Health Scholar, published in KevinMD.com on October 18, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed how vulnerable access to abortion care is in the U.S. health care system. Abortion is one of the most time-sensitive, potentially life-altering procedures an individual can undergo, however, lawmakers since March...

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Abortion Access in Louisiana

Written by Aliye Runyan, MD, AMSA Reproductive Health Strategist Today, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law meant to shut down abortion clinics. We are thankful the Supreme Court held up the right to safe, legal abortion without unnecessary restrictions that only serve to limit access. The decision comes four...