We celebrate scholars in the field of family planning through awards selected from research presentations at the Society of Family Planning Annual Meeting.
Outstanding Researcher Award
The Outstanding Researcher Award is given to the best oral abstract presented at the Annual Meeting.
The levonorgestrel vs. copper intrauterine device for emergency contraception: A non-inferiority randomized controlled trial
- 2019: Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, MHS Real-world rates of contraceptive failure after publicly funded sterilization or IUD placement in California
Outstanding Researcher in Training Award
The Outstanding Researcher in Training Award is given to the best oral abstract presented at the Annual Meeting by a researcher who is currently in training or was in training at the time the research was conducted.
A qualitative exploration of the impact of racism on the reproductive health of US Black women
- 2019: Amy Addante, MD The association of restricted abortion access and increasing rates of maternal mortality within the United States
Poster Abstract Awards
The Poster Abstract Awards are given to the top three posters presented at the Annual Meeting.
“All the things that make life harder”: Intersectionality and medication abortion in Georgia
Abortion patients’ interest in obtaining medication abortion over-the-counter
A comparison of arguments strategies, and evidence used by supporters and opponents of “heartbeat” abortion bans across seven Southern states
First place—Arden McAllister, MPH; Most patients with bleeding and cramping in early pregnancy can be safely triaged to the ambulatory setting
Second place—Lauren Ralph, PhD; Minor’s reasons for and experience with obtaining judicial bypass for abortion in Illinois
Third place—Zoe Diener, MSPH; Low awareness of pharmacy-accessed contraception in Utah