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ACOP Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Like many of you, the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians is both saddened and alarmed by the attack on women’s reproductive healthcare staged by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. We reaffirm our pledge to provide the highest quality comprehensive medical care to all of our patients which includes reproductive health for adolescents who entrust their care to an Osteopathic Pediatrician. This pledge includes providing or referring for abortion care in alignment with our patients’ wishes.

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New Member Spotlight

John Gaudet, MD

Professional Designation(s)/Title:
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences

How long have you been a member of ACOP?
1 month

Why did you choose the field of an Osteopathic Pediatrician?
I am faculty at William Carey University COM, however I hold the MD degree

Please list a few of your most recent accomplishments:
I am the former president of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),

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The ACOP supports the call to ACTION towards common sense gun regulation

It seems almost numbingly regular that the pediatric healthcare community is putting out a statement regarding the loss of innocent life, and in particular innocent children’s lives, at the hands of a single person armed with a high magazine semi-automatic rifle. As we watched the death toll continue to rise throughout the night and early morning hours of May 24th and 25th, we felt our collective hearts break further and our anguish, and anger, grow.

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