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Proposed changes to the Title X family planning program

The Lancet

Drs. Jody Steinauer and Phil Darney argue that proposed changes to the Title X family planning program violate medical ethics in The Lancet. 

Bimanual exam may not be essential for safe medication abortion by trained clinicians

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the Bixby Center and the Center for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities in Nepal offers a promising approach to expand medication abortion access.

Abortion laws requiring ambulatory surgical center standards are not supported by evidence

UCSF Bixby Center
The Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt paved the way for constitutional challenges to these laws, and new research from ANSIRH bolsters the argument that these regulations have no relationship to abortion safety.

Our research on abortion laws shows they are not based on facts and can even harm women

USA Today
Sarah Roberts of ANSIRH shares findings from a new study showing that clinics and offices are as safe for abortion as surgical centers in an op-ed for USA Today.

Should preventing unintended pregnancy be family planning's holy grail?

Rewire
Dr. Christine Dehlendorf writes that all people have the fundamental right to have children or not. Our family planning programs, and our measures of success, should elevate that undeniable truth instead of repeating our problematic history.

People

Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Fellow in Family Planning