Education and 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.

Philip Darney receives William K. Rashbaum, MD Award

UCSF Bixby Center
Congratulations to Dr. Philip Darney, the Bixby Center's founding director, who received the William K. Rashbaum, MD, Abortion Provider Award from Physicians for Reproductive Health.

How can states integrate family planning into their Zika responses?

UCSF Bixby Center
A new article chronicles the efforts of eight at-risk states to integrate family planning into their Zika response plans and expand available services.

Bixby's abortion training pioneers share lessons with UK colleagues

UCSF Bixby Center
The Bixby Center’s Uta Landy, PhD and Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS were recently invited by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to a meeting addressing the lack of abortion training and services in the UK, especially for dilation and evacuation procedures.