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Did you know only 3-6% of practicing Ob/Gyn and family physicians have accurate knowledge about the effectiveness rates of modern, evidence-based Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs)?
FACTS has been working to change this statistic, developing innovative educational programs for medical students, physicians, and healthcare professionals around the country and internationally. Help us reach more students in 2022 and continue to educate future generations of healthcare professionals by making a tax-deductible donation.
Our 2022 Webinar series is already underway, with our first session being held on January 3, 2022.
Register for an upcoming webinar or share the dates with a colleague. From diagnosis and management of common women’s health concerns, to aiding in preventing and achieving pregnancy, FACTS continues to educate new physicians and health care professionals to empower women and engage men to appreciate and care for their fertility.
Fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) are growing in popularity for family planning and for their clinical applications. Through this interview, Dr. Mara Penne met a user of multiple FABMs who then chose to become an instructor for the Fertility Education & Medical Management (FEMM), a sympto-hormonal method. Read more!
This is a review of research published in 2015 which aimed to define the different types of pain experienced by patients undergoing laparoscopy or laparotomy for a variety of indications and with no previous diagnosis of endometriosis. Read more of the summary by Dr. Julianna Cervino.
This summary of research by Dr. Katelyn Myers offers thoughtful review and new insights into the utility of charting with fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), as well as warnings about potential pitfalls if relying on applications (apps) to predict ovulation. Read more on the blog!
The unique story begins with a physician who learned about FABMs from his father, also a physician. The son then taught his wife about the method, which they used initially to avoid and, later, to achieve pregnancy. Along the way, they learned there’s a method for every season of one’s reproductive life. Read more!
This study summary by Dr. Alexa Chanos provides further evidence of the usefulness of charting the menstrual cycle to obtain daily data, some of which challenge long-held beliefs about the different phases of the female cycle. Read more!
At FACTS, we are welcoming the New Year by featuring a physician who has believed in and supported the work of FACTS for over a decade, beginning as a medical student! Dr. Luis Garcia is a family physician with a heart to serve communities and populations that remain underrepresented and underserved, both in the United States and abroad. Read more about FACTS benefactor Dr. Luis Garcia.