Federal Complaint Filed Against Dartmouth

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a federal complaint against Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for its “unlawful use of live animals in its emergency medicine training program.”

According to the complaint, “the medical center uses live sheep to teach procedural skills to emergency medicine residents, despite the widespread availability and implementation of educationally superior nonanimal training methods.”

A recent inspection conducted by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service found that Dartmouth College’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, who would have approved the medical center’s procedures, did not include in the protocol a written narrative description of the methods and sources used to determine that alternatives were not available for some of the protocols. More…

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