University of New Mexico, Dept. of OBGYN Health Projects; Populations Services International

Attending Physician; Medical Associate; Senior Clinical Consultant

Gillian Burkhardt, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the division of Family Planning and the Medical Director of Labor and Delivery at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Burkhardt received her Medical Degree from the University of Minnesota and completed her OB/GYN residency at Boston Medical Center. She was previously the Maternal Health Advisor for Population Services International, where she supported family planning programs in more than 15 countries. She has published on the intersection of reproductive health access and post-conflict areas, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her current area of focus is de-medicalizing medical abortion services.