The University of Tennessee College of Medicine—which is part of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)—maims live pigs when it uses them as human stand-ins during emergency medical training. All the pigs who survive the training sessions are then killed. Pigs’ anatomy and physiology are vastly different from those of humans, making such training irrelevant to learning how to treat human clinical patients. PETA is calling for an immediate end to this barbaric use of animals, and we need your help!
Please join us by taking action below:
After you’ve taken action on PETA’s alert, politely urge UTHSC to ban the use of live animals for emergency medical training. Please don’t skip these important steps: