Renew the U.S. Commitment to Sex Education

In this opinion piece authored by 15th U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, M.D., M.S., 16th U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., FAAFP, FACPM, FACP, and 17th U.S. Surgeon General and CRI President Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, call for a renewed commitment to the sexual education of our nation’s youth to ensure that they “have a basic understanding of sexuality and can be prepared to take personal responsibility for their sexual health.” Specifically, the Surgeons General emphasize the need for evidence-based and comprehensive school-based sexual health education. Read the article >>