Preventive Health Care for Incarcerated Women

Presented by: Sarah Horvath, MD MSHP

The number of incarcerated women is growing. Providing preventive health care, including reproductive health care, to incarcerated women poses unique challenges. This webinar will describe evidence-based screening for sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy and breast and cervical cancer among incarcerated women. Noncoercive contraception counseling and options counseling for pregnant women will be highlighted.

Educational Objectives:

• Identify preventive health care services recommended for women, including screenings and vaccinations

• Describe a framework for noncoercive contraception counseling

• Construct a list of resources to help correctional health care providers improve access to reproductive health care for incarcerated women

About the Presenter:

Sarah Horvath, MD MSHP, is the inaugural Darney/Landy Fellow at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She completed a fellowship in family planning at the University of Pennsylvania in June 2018 while also completed her master of science in health policy research. Prior to that, she completed obstetrics and gynecology residency at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and medical school at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. She is beginning what she hopes is a long career in research, education and advocacy for improving access to comprehensive reproductive health care for all women.

Webinar Fee:

$59, includes PowerPoint presentation and recording after webinar.

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When and Where
  • 7/30/2019 1:00 PM CDT
  • 7/30/2019 2:00 PM CDT
  • Webinar
  • Chicago
  • IL