The Spring 2015 MedSFLA Speaking Tour has begun. The only program of its kind, the MedSFLA tour brings pro-life healthcare professionals to medical school campuses all over the country to discuss relevant and hot topics that students will face when it comes to life issues.
Topics range from fertility awareness and public sexual health to physician assisted suicide, abortion and mental health, perinatal hospice, and conscience rights. The doctors listed below will explore these topics from well-reasoned, scientific, and compassionate, ethical perspectives. All students and faculty are welcome to attend these free upcoming events!
The schedule as of today is listed below. Information about each speaker can be found here: http://med.studentsforlife.org/medsfla-speakers/.
Fri., Feb. 13 (Noon) Medical Students for Life at Ohio University (Athens, OH) hosted Dr. Martha Shuping who spoke on Women’s Mental Health and Abortion
Mon, March 2 (Noon with lunch) Healthcare Professionals for Life at Texas A&M HSC School of Medicine hosts Dr. Byron Calhoun in LL38 in the HPEB building at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Bryan, TX campus, on Terminal Illness in the Womb
Thurs., March 5 (Noon- 1 with lunch) The CMDA student chapter at Pacific NW University (PNWU) (Yakima, WA) hosts Dr. William Toffler in BHH 302, on Is Physician- Assisted Suicide Ethical?
Mon., March 9 (7p.m. with dinner) Mac Med Students for Life at Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) hosts Dr. Calhoun in MDCL 2232, and at noon sponsored by the University of Toronto Students for Life (tentatively) on Fetal Therapy/Surgery
Thurs., March 12 (12:30-2p.m. with lunch) Students at VCOM (Blacksburg, VA) host Dr. Karen Poehailos on what medical professionals should know about the different methods of fertility awareness and their efficacy
Fri., March 13 (11a.m. with lunch) Medical Students for Life at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) hosts Dr. Martha Shuping in Evans Hall Room 202B, on Women’s Mental Health after Abortion
Fri., March 27 (lunch meeting) Georgetown University Medical Students for Life (Washington, D.C.) hosts Dr. William Toffler on Physician- Assisted Suicide & End of Life Care
Tues., April 7 (lunch meeting) Dartmouth Medical Students for Life (Hanover, NH) hosts Dr. Marguerite Duane, on Fertility Awareness /Alternative Methods
May (evening) Medical Students for Life at the Medical College of Wisconsin & the CMA Milwaukee chapter will (tentatively) host Dr. Stephen McCurdy on Conscience Rights
Want to see one of these pro-life physicians and medical professionals visit your campus next fall? 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. We will help you plan an event!