CASS is committed to providing the abortion care community with easily accessible resources and best practices that support healthy work environments and supported staff. Resources will be added continuously, so be sure to check back in periodically for new content!
Clinician Guide To Abortion Care Job Searching
This guide offers physicians and advanced practice clinicians tips and tricks for identiyfing best abortion care opportunities, interviewing and following up successfully, and evaluating contracts or letters of intent if offered one.
Pathway to Medical Licensure
This infographic explains the steps to obtaining a medical license in the United States and describes the various entities involved in the process.
Federal Credentials Verification Service
FCVS is a fast and convenient way for physicians and PAs to store core credentials that can be used for multiple state medical boards. State medical boards rely on this centralized, uniform process for obtaining primary-source verified, education information for those applying for licensure. Click here to check out the website.
Preparing for a Job Interview
This resource from ReproJobs offers tips and tricks for preparing for a job interview in the reproductive health field.
What you absolutely need to know about tail coverage
Tips for Traveling Physicians
This document provides information from a seasoned traveling physician on how to build community in clinics as well as questions to consider before taking on a traveling physician position.
National Women’s Law Center
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) works to advance gender justice in the courts, in the states, in the press, and in Congress and the federal government. The NWLC is available as a legal resource to abortion providers facing employment discrimination, such as the inability to moonlight.
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) is an expedited pathway to licensure for physicians who want to practice in multiple states. Obtaining additional licenses through the IMLC can take as little as 10 days.
Abortion Provider Toolkit
The Abortion Provider Toolkit is a resource for Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs) who want to provide abortion care. The AP Toolkit provides evidence for abortion care as a natural extension of the work of Nurse Practitioners, midwives, and Physician Assistants, acknowledges barriers clinicians face, and shares case studies of how other APCs have expanded scope of practice in their areas to include abortion.
TEACH Early Abortion Training Curriculum
The newly revised 6th edition of the TEACH Early Abortion Training Curriculum is an all-inclusive interactive curriculum with tools to train new reproductive health providers to competence.
Optimizing your mentoring relationship: A toolkit for mentors and mentees
Mentorship is a vital component of professional development, including for abortion providers. Mentees report positive impacts from mentorship programs, yet mentors often struggle to meet their mentees’ needs. This toolkit offers a variety of mentoring models and guidance to mentees.
Talking about your work with others
This resource from TEACH provides helpful examples developed by Anne Baker at the Hope Clinic of responses to questions and comments that may arise inside or outside the clinic environment.
National Abortion Federation Continuing Medical Education
NAF’s Medical Department provides ACCME-accredited training through online learning, in-person training, meetings, and webinars. Topics include ultrasound in abortion care, trans-inclusive abortion care, medication abortion, values clarification, and more.