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When Abortion is Not Available: Abortion is Essential Healthcare

Presented by Ana Delgado, CNM (she/her)

Supplemental Video Content

EXPLAINED: Abortion Safety in the United States Lecture
EXPLAINED: Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers Lecture


Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

ACOG Committee Opinion 612

ACGME Clarification on Requirements Regarding Family Planning

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

World Health Organization


  1. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
  2. Abortion training and education. Committee Opinion No. 612. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2014;124:1055–9.
  3. ACGME Clarification on Requirements Regarding Family Planning and Contraception. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2017.