Current policy efforts

TEACH is active in both California and National policy efforts through the AAFP. We thank our national partners for their similar efforts. TEACH and its CREATE Advanced Trainees co-authored the following resolutions for presentation to the CAFP Congress of Delegates:

2018

We are in the process of planning our 2018 resolutions. Please check back in mid December for updates!

2017

  • Resolution 501: Repeal the Hyde Amendment – Referred to the AAFP Board of Directors; TEACH Authored
  • Resolution 601: Proposal for New Search Options for Specific Residency Characteristics – Successfully adopted by Congress of Delegates into official AAFP policy; TEACH Authored
  • Proposed resolutionNew Search Options for Specific Residency Characteristics in the Residency Directory on the AAFP website; Authored by Drs. Emilia De Marchis, Emily Guh, Nicole Person-Rennell, Lealah Pollock, Sarah McNeil

Other Relevant Resolutions (authored by our colleagues from across the country):

  • Resolution 207: Use of “Reparative” or “Conversion” Therapy – Successfully adopted by Congress of Delegates into official AAFP policy; Introduced by New York Chapters
  • Resolution 409: Opposing Policies and Procedures Compelling Individuals Involved in the Justice System to Seek Specific Medications or Medical Procedures – Successfully adopted by Congress of Delegates into official AAFP policy; Introduced by New York Chapters
  • Resolution 410: Maternity and Reproductive Health Care are Essential Benefits – Successfully adopted by the Congress of Delegates into official AAFP policy; Introduced by Georgia Chapters
  • Resolution 502Oppose Non-Evidence-Based Restrictions to Telemedicine Abortion – Referred to AAFP Board of Directors; Introduced by New York State Chapters