24 Mar 2017

Charting with Endometriosis: An Interview with Specialist Dr. Yeung

Dr. Patrick Yeung is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Endometriosis at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. New medical student graduate and FACTS Student Ambassador Brianna Wynne recently spoke with Dr. Yeung in order to better understand endometriosis, a disease that can effect many women and negatively impact both their […]

10 Mar 2017

Filling the Knowledge Gap with FACTS – How One Medical Student Learned about FABMs

by Ana-Maria Dumitru March 10th, 2017 I vividly remember the first time I heard anything about natural methods of family planning. I was a pre-teen who largely had no idea what was going on at any given point in time. I had been completely surprised by puberty and the onset of menstruation. My mom, bless […]

16 Sep 2016

Learning from experience: An interview with Dr. Althoff about FABMs

Why don’t more doctors teach their patients about FABMs? What are the biggest barriers for women learning to chart? A doctor answers these questions and more. by Alison Contreras, PhD. Time and time again, the same questions come up after we give our FACTS Intro to Fertility and Family Planning presentation: “Great, now that I […]

09 Mar 2016

Updates on the Student Ambassador Program – Spring 2016

One year ago, FACTS members came together and identified students as an emerging audience for our work. We set a goal to actively engage students in our effort to educate our colleagues about fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Since then, we launched the FACTS Student Ambassador Program to identify student leaders and support their efforts to […]

11 Feb 2016

FACTS in Phoenix: STFM Conference and the most recent Speaker Training

FACTS members spent the last week working hard in Phoenix; exhibiting with the FMEC, giving research presentations, training new speakers in our Phoenix Speaker program and connecting interested members. Read through for a more detailed update on what we’ve been up to! The STFM Conference on Medical Student Education Last weekend, FACTS presented and exhibited […]

17 Nov 2015

FABM Training Opportunities for Physicians and Students – Billings Ovulation Method

We wanted to share about two FABM training opportunities available now for those wanting to learn how to teach the Billings method of fertility awareness. Keep reading for more information about how to get this training if you are a physician or a medical student! What is the Billings Ovulation Method? It is the simplest […]

25 Sep 2015

Introducing our Student Ambassador Program!

The Fertility Appreciation Collaborative (FACTS) is looking for students across the nation to be part of our Student Ambassador Program, to work within their communities to educate about fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Will you join us? What’s In It for You? Expand your Clinical Toolbox: Learn about and become trained to teach natural methods […]

20 Apr 2015

When and why did FACTS begin?

In the spring of 2010, Dr. Duane offered an introductory course on fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) to a select group of first year medical students at Georgetown University. The response was overwhelmingly positive with students sharing the following feedback about the class:   “This was, by far, the best class I have taken at […]