The fight for abortion access in Texas: A study of grass roots activists in the Rio Grande Valley
Awarded 2023
Emerging Scholars in Family Planning
Elizabeth Kravitz, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Kravitz is a second-year obstetrics and gynecology resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She is pursuing a career in Family Planning with a particular interest in research that shapes policy, with a focus in understanding disparities to access and care. This project is designed to document the lived experience of activists facilitating abortions for pregnant persons in the most restrictive state in the country, Texas. The overarching aim is to utilize this information to propagate learning and facilitate opportunities for collaboration and innovation to increase access to a population most vulnerable to these restrictive abortion policies.