Getting training to provide abortions after residency is not as uncommon as you may think.  Many current abortion providers are already in practice when they decide that they want to provide abortions and are able to get trained. It is true that getting trained during residency is easier in terms of built-in time with elective months, and the possibility of having your malpractice already covered. That said, there are many options for being trained in abortion care after graduating residency….