A major barrier to access to safe and affordable abortion is lack of trained physicians. Medical Students for Choice is a grassroots organization working to incorporate family planning and abortion into medical school curricula, thereby helping to ensure a new generation of abortion providers and pro-choice physicians. The organization now has 154 chapters that cover more than 80 percent of the medical schools in North America, as well as several chapters internationally. This grant will support the organization’s continuing efforts to promote reproductive health education and training for medical students and curriculum changes within medical schools.
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A major barrier to access to safe and affordable abortion is a lack of trained physicians. Medical Students for Choice is a grassroots organization working to promote reproductive health curricula in medical schools that includes family planning and abortion, thereby helping to ensure a new generation of physicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide these services. The organization now has chapters at three-fourths of the medical schools in the United States and is active in fourteen countries. This grant would provide support for the organization’s continuing efforts to ensure that women seeking abortions will be able to find a trained physician.