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Implications of the Dobbs Decision for Medical Education

JAMA
Bixby members Jody Steinauer and Biftu Mengesha, with co-author Nikki Zite, warn about inadequate training and moral distress as a result of overturning Roe v. Wade. 

One in three people would consider managing their own abortion if they couldn't get to a clinic

UCSF Bixby Center
A new ANSIRH study confirms that as many as one in three people indicate that they would consider doing something to end their pregnancy on their own if unable to obtain care at a facility.

Could an abortion ban put your life in danger?

Elle
In a chaotic post-Roe landscape, it's hard to know what your medical rights are. Biftu Mengesha and Jody Steinauer talked about what providers and patients need to know, and how things need to change.  ​​​​​​​

Why Primary Care Providers Like Me Must Become Abortion Providers

Rewire News Group
With states free to ban abortion and clinics in access states overwhelmed with patients, Dr. Christine Dehlendorf called on primary care providers to join the struggle and normalize and integrate abortion care in Rewire News Group. 

In absence of Roe, healthcare providers have a professional and ethical duty to step up

Ms. Magazine
Following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe, Dr. Biftu Mengesha calls on healthcare providers to "wield our collective power to advocate for and provide everyone with the compassionate, dignified reproductive healthcare they deserve."

People

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

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)​

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences 
Director of Research, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)