Yale Medical Students Train at Planned Parenthood.Residents at the Yale School of Medicine The primary teaching hospital for the school is Yale-New Haven Hospital. The school is home to the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, one of the largest modern medical libraries, also known for its historical collections. , required to have abortion training unless they have religious or moral objections, now take a six-week course in abortion techniques at a Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood
A service mark used for an organization that provides family planning services. of Connecticut (PPC See Pocket PC, PowerPC and pay-per-click.
PPC - PowerPC ) facility, according to Yale Daily News The Yale Daily News is a newspaper published by Yale University students in New Haven, Connecticut since January 28, 1878. The paper's first editors wrote:
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The collaboration between Yale and PPC began in 2005, when professors realized that the residents were performing "too few" abortions at Yale-New Haven Hospital Yale-New Haven Hospital (abbreviated YNHH) is a world-renowned 944-bed hospital located in downtown New Haven, Connecticut. The hospital is owned and operated by the Yale New Haven Health System, Inc. , the Daily News reported. At PPC's Whitney Street abortion clinic, "they are trained in both vacuum aspiration vacuum aspiration
A method of abortion performed during the first trimester, in which the contents of the uterus are withdrawn through a narrow tube. Also called suction curettage, vacuum curettage. and medication abortion procedures," according to Planned Parenthood's Choice! magazine, along with other clinic "services."
PPC officials enthusiastically praised the program. "Yale is very satisfied with the experience and training the residents are receiving at PPC and are especially happy with the number of patients the residents see," Mary Bawza, chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. of PPC, told Choice!. "After our first year we have learned a great deal about running a residency program and look forward to the next round of residents."
Yale professors criticized the school's abortion training before the PPC collaboration, bemoaning the limited opportunities to do abortions. "We did some abortions," Prof. Susan Richman told the Daily News. "But those of us who wanted more training always had to go to Planned Parenthood."
Not everyone at Yale supports the Planned Parenthood training. "If physicians take the Hippocratic Oathwhich in its classical version explicitly prohibits abortionsor believe that life begins at conception," Yale pre-med student Stephen Kappa told the Daily News, "then requiring them to learn and practice abortions amounts to nothing less than a coerced violation of that oath and their beliefs."
Despite the professed opportunity for residents to opt out of abortion training, all six residents in the program last year participated in the abortion program, the Daily News reported.
Other Planned Parenthood affiliates are following Connecticut's lead and partnering with local universities to train students in abortion. Over 150 physicians and residents are currently training at 37 Planned Parenthood affiliates, according to the Daily News.