Education and training

Ob-Gyn teaching hospitals often restrict abortion beyond state law

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Many women, especially those with complex medical needs, often rely on hospital-based abortions.

Medical and midwifery students in Chile want their university to provide abortion training

UCSF Bixby Center
ANSIRH researchers examined medical and midwifery students’ attitudes toward providing abortion care soon after abortion was decriminalized.

Understanding the relationship between provider race and plans to provide abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to understand racial differences in ob/gyn residents’ plans to provide abortion care after their residency training.

Barriers to abortion training persist in ob-gyn residency programs

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research explores the barriers to expanding abortion training and preparing graduates to better serve their patients.

Medical students want more support with challenging patient interactions

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research looks at how medical students approach dealing with challenging patients and the support they want to succeed.

Beyond silence and inaction: responding to racism in the healthcare workforce

UCSF Bixby Center
Bixby member Dr. Andrea Jackson, along with colleagues Drs. Sara Whetstone and Ashish Premkumar, take on the pressing topic of racism in the healthcare workforce in a commentary for Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Effective abortion training practices for clinicians

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from Bixby and colleagues explores an effective model for training advanced-practice clinicians to perform first-trimester aspiration abortions.

Protect US abortion care by training more providers

UCSF Bixby Center
In today's New York Times, Bixby Director Dr. Jody Steinauer has an op-ed calling for a renewed commitment to training abortion providers, including advance-practice clinicians and family medicine physicians. She argues that everyone can play a role in ensuring that we are prepared for a possible future without Roe vs. Wade.

Abortion training for medical residents on the rise, but gaps remain

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the Bixby Center and Florida Atlantic University looks at the current status of abortion training in medical residency programs around the country and how they are preparing residents to provide comprehensive care.

Knowledge is empowerment: FACES Scientific Writing Workshop in Kenya

UCSF Bixby Center
Family AIDS Care & Education Services (FACES) is so proud of their 33 participants of the FACES Scientific Writing Workshop held January 15-19.