What lies beyond the clinic doors

Today my daughter left the US for ten days in Brazil. It’s overwhelming, as a mother, to put her on a plane for such a trip. (Important to note, she’s going with my mother, so it’s hardly like she’s without resources.) Leading up to this trip, though, we needed to access medical attention to address… Read more »

Quality healthcare: As good as a sunrise

You know what’s kind of a cool part of writing 500 Lessons in 500 Days? Learning – and deeply thinking – about all of the sexuality related days and months. This week is National Healthcare Quality Week. This summer my older daughter was hospitalized in Germany for heart issues, so high quality health care has… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Meredith Johnson-White, MPH, CHES

What project(s) in Sex Ed are you currently working on? I currently work for Bronx Teens Connection, an adolescent pregnancy prevention program out of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We are a community-wide initiative to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health through 4 components: evidence-based sexual health education programs, access to high… Read more »

Sex Educator of the Week: Keely S. Rees, PhD, MCHES

What project(s) in Sex Ed are you currently working on? Evaluating the impact of Our Whole Lives (OWL) training and facilitation has with our Community/School Health Educator Majors and how it enhances or improves improves their confidence in teaching sexuality education, and how it shapes their future career choices, and how they used the training… Read more »