- Pitaya complication model and workshop
- The Early Abortion Training Workbook, now in its 5th Edition, authored by the TEACH Collaborative Working Group, is being used nationally and internationally to train new providers.
- Papaya simulation model for uterine aspiration was pioneered by TEACH’s first Director.
- TEACH training used as model for Advanced Practice Clinician training in California’s HWPP Project.
- New advanced training and leadership curricula and TEACH Fellowship available.
Public Policy Change:
TEACH advocates in our professional organizations to enhance reproductive access. Successful initiatives have included:
- Collaborative research publications: resident training outcomes, opt-out provisions for resident training, liability insurance for abortion provision, and minimizing barriers to IUD utilization.
- Highlighted as a model for collaboration between public hospital systems and community clinics to improve specialty care in “Weaving Webs in the Safety Net”.
Many resolutions in state and national chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians, including:
- Resolution to Include Coverage for Vasectomy and Male Contraceptive Services in ACA Preventive Services and the Contraceptive Mandate
- Resolution to Endorse Access to Oral Contraceptive Pills Over-the-Counter
- Removing Barriers to Contraceptive Access for Low-Income Women
- Endorsing the US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraception Initiative
90% of residents completing final training evaluations report feeling competent to provide pregnancy options and contraceptive counseling.
Over 70% to provide early abortion services.
Over 50% can foresee integrating services after residency.
Over 40% of those intending to provide abortions have gone on to do so.
Helping to Introduce Innovative Practices:
Two participating residencies have won Model Practice Awards for curriculum in Options Counseling for Unintended Pregnancy.