State Abortion Bans Lead to Decrease in Medical Residency Applications

June 23, 2024

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade – revoking federal protections for abortions. Following the decision, at least 14 states completely banned abortions, and five others put bans in place after 6-12 weeks. Now, the impacts of the ruling are reaching the medical education system. Correspondent Dan Lieberman joins Soledad O’Brien in-studio to explain how state abortion bans are affecting where our nation’s future doctors choose to study. 

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