Helping After Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has awakened the collective conscience of America to step up in extraordinary ways to serve and support those affected. As each day passes, we are confronted with more stories of victims being swept away by the currents and trapped in horrific conditions. At least 30 people lost their lives in this natural disaster,…

Pro-Life Chalkings Targeted

Recently, the Students for Life group at University of Idaho saw its pro-life chalking vandalized on Friday, August 25. The group chalked pro-life messages on Thursday, August 24, including “Pro-Woman, Pro-Life”, “Abortion hurts women”, and the names of pro-life feminists, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Mary Wollstonecraft. The chalking was at the Commons Plaza on campus; the…

New Resource: Conscience in Residency

Written by Ana-Maria Dumitru, national chair, Medical Students for Life Have you ever felt like you were the only person in the room who had a different opinion? Have you ever been afraid to speak up about something you fundamentally disagreed with? Have you ever wondered whether there would be room for you in the…

New Mental Health Abortion Study is Misleading

By Ana Maria Dumitru, national chair for Medical Students for Life The media jumped all over a study this week that claimed to show abortion had no negative effects on a woman’s mental health – except if she was denied an abortion. Headlines like “Study: Abortion Doesn’t Harm Women’s Mental Health, but Denying One Does”…

FACTS- Student Ambassador Program

The Fertility Appreciation Collaborative (FACTS) is looking for medical students and other health professionals across the nation to be part of its Student Ambassador Program, to work within their communities to educate about the science of natural or fertility awareness based methods of family planning (FABMs). Duties include event planning, teaching FABMs, public speaking opportunities,…

Fall 2016 Medical SFL Speaker Tour

October Mon., Oct. 17 (1-2p.m.) Dr. Michael Egnor, M.D., pediatric neurosurgeon and Vice-Chairman of Neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook will speak on Is Physician Assisted Suicide Ethical? at the newly formed Med SFL group at Rutgers (New Jersey) Medical School. Tues., Oct. 18 Dr. Egnor will speak on PAS…