Pigs are highly intelligent living beings, who feel pain – just like us humans. Please help stop this inhumane procedure.
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We need your help to stop the killing of pigs by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU). Until this month, SIU used the same human-based training methods employed across the country by 85 percent of surveyed emergency medicine residency programs in the United States.
Last week, PCRM filed a complaint with the United States Department of Agriculture, explaining that SIU is violating the federal Animal Welfare Act by using live pigs to teach emergency medicine resident physicians. Please help this effort by calling and
e-mailing SIU School of Medicine dean Kevin Dorsey, M.D., Ph.D., today. The training sessions are scheduled to take place this month.
In the emergency medicine residency program at SIU, residents make an incision of the eyelid to drain previously injected fluid, then make an incision between ribs to insert a tube into the chest cavity, then…
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