Ashley Jeanlus, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Complex Family Planning subspecialists have a critical role to improve the quality, safety, and value of health care experiences and facilitate community and health system uptake of evidence, empathy, and equity-based interventions into practice and policy across the sexual, reproductive, and perinatal life course of Black women, mothers, and people. This qualitative study will amplify ...Read more >

Paige Kendall, MD, University of Colorado, Denver

Dr. Paige Kendall is a first-year Complex Family Planning fellow at the University of Colorado. She attended medical school at the University of California, Davis and then completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University. Her educational experiences have afforded her a diversity of research experiences, culminating in a focus in family planning. ...Read more >

Abby Schultz, MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Abby Schultz, MD received her BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Fine Arts at Cornell College. After graduating, she taught middle school in Memphis, Tennessee. Teaching in a county with high teenage pregnancy rates and limited sexual health education inspired her to pursue a career in medicine and reproductive justice. She received her MD ...Read more >

Julia Tasset, MD, MPH, Oregon Health and Science University

Medication abortion (MAB) is common, safe, effective, and well tolerated. However, the current socio-legal climate has put significant barriers between pregnant people people and abortion. As such, clinicians and advocates are developing alternative models of medication delivery. One such option is to provide advanced provision (AP) prescription of MAB for patient use in case of ...Read more >

Jayme Trevino, MD, MPH, Washington University

Dr. Jayme Trevino is a current first-year Complex Family Planning Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She is originally from San Antonio, TX, where she completed her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees. Dr. Trevino is interested in researching how public policy affects reproductive health equity, especially in regions with ...Read more >

Samantha Baer, MD, ScM, Yale-New Haven Medical Center

Background: The 2019 APGO Medical Student Educational Objectives state that medical graduates should be able to provide non-directive, non-judgmental pregnancy options counseling. However, only 30% of U.S. medical schools include any teaching about options counseling in their preclinical curricula and little evidence is available about best practices for teaching options counseling. Based on the theory ...Read more >

Courtney Baker, MD, MPH, University of California, Davis

Background: In Texas, abortion is legal through 20 weeks; exceptions past this gestational age include “severe fetal abnormalities.” Abortion counseling in the setting of lethal or severely morbid fetal anomalies may be performed by Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists (MFMs) in settings without Family Planning specialists (FPs), as is the case in many places in Texas. MFMs ...Read more >

Jennifer Chin, MD, University of Washington

Ketamine is commonly used for procedural sedation and analgesia. It is widely used for trauma cases in the emergency department and is considered a superior agent in the outpatient setting due to its lack of respiratory and cardiovascular depression. In chronic opioid users, ketamine decreases acute pain and reduces postoperative opioid consumption. Few studies have ...Read more >

Amelia Clement, MD, University of Utah

Eighteen million reproductive aged women living in rural America experience marked access limitations to contraceptive services. Rural U.S. counties also lack abortion clinics, and patients must travel to larger communities for care. Provision of affordable post-abortion contraception, particularly LARC methods, may fill a crucial service gap for rural patients but is challenging to implement due ...Read more >

Lara Crystal-Ornelas, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Medical education relies on patient consent to provide trainees with the experiences to become competent doctors and ensure future access to healthcare. Abortion care in the United States is uniquely stigmatized, politicized, and has ongoing barriers to access, including a lack of new providers in training. Obtaining consent for trainee participation in a patient-centered manner ...Read more >

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