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Reproductive Health and Implicit Bias

Reproductive Health and Implicit Bias

It is imperative that healthcare providers address the implicit bias present in their delivery rooms, offices, clinics, and even pediatric exam rooms. The Period Education Project (P.E.P) aims to train the next generation of menstrual health experts and medical professionals with an awareness of their implicit biases and how to fight them.

Girls Inc. of Worcester

Girls Inc. of Worcester

Healthy. Strong. Smart. Bold. + Educated.  Girls Inc. of Worcester aims to empower young girls and teens with the resources and confidence to succeed. For over 100 years, since 1916, Girls Inc....

Menstrual Health Education Is Essential

Menstrual Health Education Is Essential

Stigma and shame surrounding menstruation have led society to believe that periods are dirty and that conversations about menstrual health are taboo. This stigma perpetrates families, health care settings, and even school health education settings.

A Doctor is a Teacher

A Doctor is a Teacher

Dr. Lonna Gordon, Adolescent Medicine Specialist and National Director of the P.E.P. recently shared this message with Period Pros. It holds true for all current and future medical students. Many...

Our All-Time Favorite Posts

Check out some of our all-time favorite posts, where we discuss everything under the sun!Β 

Eliminating Shame & Stigma

Eliminating Shame & Stigma

In medicine, there are so many difficult conversations. Some are sad. Some are complicated. Some are just plain awkward, especially when they involve topics that have traditionally been stigmatized...

A Doctor is a Teacher

A Doctor is a Teacher

Dr. Lonna Gordon, Adolescent Medicine Specialist and National Director of the P.E.P. recently shared this message with Period Pros. It holds true for all current and future medical students. Many...