As we know, the majority of U.S. counties lack an abortion provider, and ensuring that proper training in the procedure is available to future healthcare providers is one key aspect of making and keeping abortion available. As the new school year approaches and new medical and nursing students are arriving at campuses all over the country, we thought we’d list resources for students interested in organizing to promote and protect abortion training in their programs. Two organizations working hard to provide information and resources on abortion training and availability are and .
provides student organizing resources including tips on curriculum reform and tools for student leaders, a list of U.S. and Canadian ob/gyn and family practice residency programs that offer abortion training, , and other tools and support. The organization is also on and .
is a relatively new organization that focuses on reproductive health training for nursing students. Their website provides resources for getting involved and for starting campus chapters. The organization also has a as well as presence.