• AAMC Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
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    AAMC Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

    AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “We are deeply concerned about the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson on patients nationwide. The court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, rescinding the protection of the right to safe and effective abortions for nearly five decades, will leave women’s reproductive health under the purview of various state laws. Laws and policies that restrict or otherwise interfere with the patient-physician relationship put a patient at risk by limiting access to quality, evidence-based care.…

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