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Advocacy Resources

ASRM has prepared resources to help explain and advocate for reproductive rights and the continuation of in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments.

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What support for IVF looks like

Bipartisan support for IVF, that is responsible for the birth of over 2% of all babies born in the USA each year, will ensure that families continue to grow.
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It takes more than one

Why IVF patients often need multiple embryos to have a baby
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Oversight of IVF in the US

In the US, medical care is regulated by a complex and comprehensive network of federal and state regulations and professional oversight.

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See What ASRM Is Doing

ASRM's Office of Public Affairs coordinates advocacy efforts to promote policies that support reproductive health and rights.

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The ASRM Center For Policy And Leadership

The ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership (CPL), established in 2020, builds on ASRM’s longstanding role as a leading policy voice on Capitol Hill and in state capitals.

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Take Action To Protect Reproductive Medicine!

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How You Can Take Action

Learn to advocate on the federal state and local level. The importance of your involvement in the lobbying process, especially at the local level, has never been greater.

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Fight legislation that will impede patient care. 

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Advocacy in Action

Join the ASRM Advocacy in Action 2024 campaign by making a tax-deductible charitable gift before July 31!  Be part of Advocacy in Action
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Order your FREE Vot-ER badge to encourage patients and colleagues to vote!

ASRM) is pleased to announce our partnership with Vot-ER, a grassroots organization dedicated to driving civic engagement among healthcare professionals.

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ASRM announces support for HOPE with Fertility Services Act

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is proud to endorse the HOPE with Fertility Services Act (HR 8821).

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Advocacy in Action: June 2024

A summary of federal and state legislation, and highlighting advocacy and outreach efforts of our members. Read about Advocacy in Action
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ASRM Responds to Senate Vote on IVF Bill

ASRM is disappointed that a filibuster prevented the passage of the Right to IVF Act.

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ASRM Calls for Passage of Family Building Bill

It would increase access to IVF treatments for all Americans, including active-duty service members, veterans, and federal employees.

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ASRM publishes IVF one-pagers for media use

The documents lay out the clinical IVF process, summarize oversight of IVF in the U.S., and explain how lawmakers can support access to IVF. 

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2024 Advocacy Activities Report

View the letters, amicus briefs, and sign-ons that ASRM has submitted to protect reproductive care. View the activities
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ASRM Action Alert Challenge


Are you an ASRM member looking to sharpen your advocacy skills? The Office of Public Affairs has an exciting opportunity for you! Join the challenge!
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Advocacy in Action: May 2024

A summary of federal and state legislation, and highlighting advocacy and outreach efforts of our members. Read about Advocacy in Action
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Advocacy in Action: April 2024

A summary of federal and state legislation, and highlighting advocacy and outreach efforts of our members. Read about Advocacy in Action
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Get to Know the Members of the 2024 PRIMED Scholars Cohort

Designed for ASRM members passionate about making a real impact, PRIMED offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to become trailblazers. Learn more about the 2024 PRIMED Scholars Cohort
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Leave Your Mark! NIAW April 21-27

National Infertility Awareness Week Action Round-Up Click here to leave your mark during NIAW2024
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ASRM Today: ASRM Policy Matters: Post-Alabama IVF decision advocacy roundup with Jessie Losch

Jessie Losch, ASRM Government Affairs Manager, updates ASRM Today on the advocacy efforts underway post the Alabama Supreme Court decision. Listen to the Episode
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Nicole Ulrich, MD, New Orleans, LA

Meet Nicole Ulrich, MD, who attended Tulane University and then trained in Obstetrics/Gynecology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Learn more about Nicole Ulrich, MD
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INTRODUCING THE 2024 PRIMED SCHOLARS COHORT

Meet Rachel Whynott, MD, FACOG, a double board-certified reproductive endocrinology and infertility subspecialist. Learn more about Rachel Whynott, MD
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A Message from the Office of Public Affairs

ASRM is already pushing for legislation in Congress and the states to protect IVF. It requires resources to analyze and advocate for or against these bills. Help ASRM Protect IVF
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ASRM Files Request for Rehearing with Alabama Supreme Court

On Friday, March 1, the appellees in this case filed a request for rehearing with the Alabama Supreme Court. Read about the Amicus Brief
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Update on ASRM's Efforts to Protect IVF

As the situation in Alabama following LePage v Mobile Infirmary, Inc. continues to quickly evolve, we want to ensure you stay apprised of ASRM’s efforts. Read about Advocacy in Action
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Advocacy in Action: February 2024

A summary of federal and state legislation, and highlighting advocacy and outreach efforts of our members. Read about Advocacy in Action
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ASRM's CPL Announces Selections for the 2024 Cohort of the PRIMED Scholars Advocacy Program

We were inundated with interest in this program from across ASRM’s membership and are excited to welcome the members of this year’s cohort. Read the press release
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Advocacy in Action: January 2024

A summary of federal and state legislation, and highlighting advocacy and outreach efforts of our members. Read about Advocacy in Action
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2023 Advocacy Activities Report

View the letters, amicus briefs, and sign-ons that ASRM has submitted to protect reproductive care. View the activities
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What support for IVF looks like

Bipartisan support for IVF, that is responsible for the birth of over 2% of all babies born in the USA each year, will ensure that families continue to grow. View the advocacy resource
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It takes more than one

Why IVF patients often need multiple embryos to have a baby View the advocacy resource
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Oversight of IVF in the US

In the US, medical care is regulated by a complex and comprehensive network of federal and state regulations and professional oversight. View the advocacy resource
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Advocacy Resources

ASRM has prepared resources to help explain and advocate for reproductive rights and the continuation of in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments. View the advocacy resources
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Patient Advocacy Grant

The ASRM Patient Advocacy Grants Program awards funds to patient advocacy organizations to support advocacy efforts and educational programs for patients. View more information about the patient advocacy grant

Topic Resources

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Changes Ahead: Abortion Policy Proposals Affecting Reproductive Medicine

In January 2023, lawmakers reconvened for the first legislative sessions since the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org. View the Report
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States' Abortion Laws Potential Implications for Reproductive Medicine

This report is the second in a series from the ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership (CPL), a non-partisan think tank. View the Report
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The Potential Impact of States’ Abortion Trigger Laws on Reproductive Medicine

In thirteen states, so-called “trigger” laws have and are set to take effect which ban or severely restrict abortion care. View the Report
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ASRM Advocacy

The U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturned the nearly 50-year precedent set by Roe v. Wade. See what ASRM is advocating
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Take Action Now!

Like you, ASRM is extremely concerned over the decision from the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and its impact. Take Action