June is Men’s Health Month, and we are excited to feature a research review written by Jamil Hayden, a third-year medical student, that addresses gaps in education for men about fertility. The research was published in 2018 in Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences and is titled, “Can Reproductive Life Plan-based Counselling Increase Men’s Fertility Awareness?” Click to learn more.
This year, we have featured a FACTS-trained speaker monthly to highlight the diversity and depth of knowledge of our talented pool of experts. This month, we are delighted to feature Dr. Deidre Wilson, a family physician with a special interest and expertise in reproductive health and fertility care. Since 2013, FACTS has trained speakers to provide presentations sharing the science of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) with medical professionals, students, and the public. We have equipped more than ninety speakers who regularly present in medical schools, residency programs, hospitals, clinics, nursing schools, universities, and communities throughout the US and internationally.
Many women find fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) empowering, and Sara is one of them. This interview with a user of the Marquette Model is part of our series that highlights the variety of FABMs available to meet the needs of women and couples. Anisha Patel, a second-year medical student, conducted this interview as part of a two-week online elective through Georgetown University
Fertility awareness applications (apps) are a hot topic and will continue to grow in popularity, making it essential to assess their effectiveness, accuracy, and ease of use. This is a review of research published in 2018 in the International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics titled, “Acceptability of a text message-based fertility awareness application for family planning in Lucknow, India.”
This year, we have featured a FACTS-trained speaker monthly to highlight the diversity and depth of knowledge of our talented pool of experts. Our series continues with Dr. Pearl Huang-Ramírez, a family physician and educator who is, quite literally, the reason FACTS exists. We know you will enjoy the story of how a simple conversation with Dr. Marguerite Duane, executive director and co-founder of FACTS, became the cornerstone of this important work.
During National Infertility Awareness Week, a medical student tells the story of how a fertility awareness based method (FABM) facilitated the diagnosis of infertility and helped a couple conceive their first child. Adair Boudreaux interviewed the couple and wrote this article as a 4th year medical student during a two-week online elective through Georgetown University.