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Why Does the ACGME Want to Eliminate Contraceptive Training for Family Physicians?

Susan Allen, director of marketing and communications at Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, told RH Reality Check that LB 1032 is unnecessary legislation because information about coercion is already provided for all patients considering abortion in Nebraska.

In a dismaying move, the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has proposed changes to the guidelines for family medicine residency programs removing the requirement that residents learn to provide contraception.

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An Abortion Provider Speaks Out: “Being Patient-Centered is Being Pro-Choice”

I do love this work, and I learn new things every day from my residents and my patients. One of the comments a resident said to me a few years ago has especially stuck with me. She said, “being patient centered is being prochoice.” The more I thought about it since then, however, the more I think it is true.

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Recognizing Abortion Providers

Fourteen years ago, March 10 was chosen as the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers  to honor those who continue our work despite the harassment meant to drive us away and to mourn those lost to violence.

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