David Bell, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of pediatrics at
Columbia University Medical Center, medical director of the Young Men’s Clinic,
and a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project.
For young men, as well as young women, the move to campus brings unprecedented sexual vulnerability. But men are even less likely than women to report sexual assault.
A new focus on reproductive health services for adolescents and young men might be what it takes to get them to see a primary care physician more regularly—not to mention the other obvious benefits.