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  2. Apr 11, 2024
CU Anschutz’s Lethal Use of Animals for Surgery Training Draws Criticism From Physicians

DENVER—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit with more than 17,000 physician members, is in Denver this week to demand an end to what it says is an “unjustifiable” practice: the deadly use of live pigs for surgery training at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.