Dr. Erica Pettigrew

Dr. Erica Pettigrew

Dr. Erica Pettigrew is a North Carolina primary care physician, who is board-certified in both family medicine and preventive medicine. She is an associate professor, serves as the medical director of a county health department as well as medical director of Occupational Health Services. She earned her medical and law degrees at the University of North Carolina and a master of public health degree from Portland State. Her views are her own.

Doctors from across the U.S. march to the U.S. Capitol to protect abortion access and demand an end to the current and future criminalization of providers who perform lifesaving abortion care on Nov. 3, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Dobbs decision spurs moral injury to abortion patients, providers alike

By: and - June 21, 2023

On June 24, 2022, the landscape of reproductive healthcare in this country took a frightening turn for the worst. The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned what had previously been a constitutional right to abortion set off a whirlwind of changes in healthcare – not only as related to […]