Education and training

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.

Diana Greene Foster wins Society of Family Planning mentor award

UCSF Bixby Center
Congratulations to UCSF Bixby Center member Diana Greene Foster, PhD on receiving the Society of Family Planning's Robert A. Hatcher Family Planning Mentor Award.

Shaping policy with science: Highlights from the Bixby symposium

UCSF Bixby Center
On March 2, the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court hearing Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Bixby Center and BIRCWH convened a symposium focused on science’s role in shaping policy.

Training the next generation of abortion providers

UCSF Bixby Center
To help address the shortage of providers, the UCSF Bixby Center trains residents, physicians and other clinicians in abortion care. Our programs have trained more than 5,200 providers to date,