With the MedSFLA Speaking Tour well under-way, medical student-led, pro-life groups are preparing to expose their campuses to the pro-life paradigm. Topics range from Natural Family Planning and public sexual health to euthanasia, perinatal hospice, and conscience rights. The doctors listed below will explore these topics and more from well-reasoned, scientific, and compassionate, ethical perspectives. We welcome any open-minded student to attend these upcoming events!
See below for the full schedule. Information about each speaker can be found here: /medsfla-speakers/.
Monday, Oct. 13th at 12pm – VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA. Dr. Marguerite Duane will speak on Fertility and NFP in room Sanger 3-016 (attendees can park at the Patient Parking Deck)
Tuesday, Oct 14th at 12pm – Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Dr. Byron Calhoun will speak on perinatal hospice (with mention to high-risk pregnancy).
Wednesday, Oct. 29th – Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA. Dr. Martha Shuping will be speaking about the mental health of women who have experienced abortion.
Wednesday, Nov. 5th lunch event – SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY. Dr. John Seeds will speak on autonomy and the physician’s right of conscience with emphasis on assisted suicide and the pro-life ethic.
Thursday, Nov. 6th – Nova SE University, Davies, FL. Dr. Jose Fernandez will speak on Fertility Awareness Based Methods of Family Planning and his experience as a pro-life family practitioner.
Friday, Nov. 7th luncheon – Dartmouth, Hanover, NH. Dr. Seeds will speak on personal autonomy and the physician’s right of conscience.
Monday, Nov. 10th – University of Minnesota Medical School, Falcon Heights, MN. Dr. Stephen McCurdy will speak on “Sex and Public Health–Abortion: A Secular Critique.”
Monday, Nov. 17th at 12pm – Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Calhoun will speak on perinatal hospice and counseling on prenatal genetic screening at the Discovery Classroom.
Friday, Nov. 21st at 12pm – University of Alabama SOM (UASOM), Birmingham, AL. Dr. Shuping will be speaking on post-abortion mental health.
Monday, Dec. 1st – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO. Dr. Diana West will speak on how contraception hurts women, relationships, and the environment.
Thursday, Dec. 4th – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Philadelphia, PA. Dr. William Toffler will be presenting a lecture entitled, “Assisted suicide: what have we learned?”.
Want to see one of these pro-life physicians and medical professionals visit your campus? Send us a note ([email protected]) to let us know which speaker(s) your pro-life group is interested in and what dates you have available.