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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: Animal Use for Medical Training at University of Virginia Prompts Federal Complaint

Dec 12, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine issued the following news release:

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine--a national nonprofit of more than 12,000 doctors--has filed a federal complaint regarding the use of live animals for training general surgery residents at the University of Virginia (UVA). According to the complaint, this use of animals is in violation of the Animal Welfare Act. The group recommends the university use methods modeled on human anatomy like tho...