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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."

Centering Black women’s abortion experiences

UCSF Bixby Center
Conversations about Black women and abortion often fail to account for these structural factors and are framed by comparing their experiences to white women as the “norm.” New research from Dr. Katherine Brown and team provides an alternative by centering the experiences of Black women and working to understand how they experience abortion care and the impact of structural racism on those experiences.

Doctors are concerned about a post Roe v. Wade world

San Francisco Examiner
Doctors and medical students from UCSF shared their concerns about how overturning Roe v. Wade would affect abortion training and patient care.

Texas gives us a glimpse into a world without abortion care training

Los Angeles Times
Jody Steinauer wrote about working to move Texas ob-gyn residents out of state for abortion training and what it tells us about the post-Roe future for providers and patients.

Almost half of US ob-gyn residents won’t get abortion training if Roe v. Wade is overturned

UCSF Bixby Center
In a new paper co-authored by Bixby members, researchers mapped ob-gyn residency programs across the US and highlighted those in states hostile to abortion access.

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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)