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Supporters and members are instrumental in the Physicians Committee’s successful efforts to promote the health benefits of a plant-based diet and replace animal use in research, testing, and education.

Learn how you can help by donating or becoming a member, taking action to end animal use and improve nutrition, volunteering, and more.

Medical Education and Training

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Currently, 99 percent of surveyed ATLS programs in the United States and Canada use only human-relevant training methods. Urge these programs to end animal use by making the switch to simulation:

Baystate Medical Center

North Dakota State University/Sanford Health

Combat Trauma Training

In U.S. military training courses, goats and pigs are shot, stabbed, and dismembered to train medical personnel. Please ask your representative and senators to co-sponsor H.R. 1243 and S. 498—the BEST Practices Act.

Emergency Medicine

Today, 95 percent of surveyed emergency medicine residency programs in the United States and Canada use only human-relevant training methods. Urge these programs to end animal use by making the switch to simulation:

Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Baylor College of Medicine

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester)

Rhode Island: Support Bill H 5267

University of Missouri Columbia

University of Toledo

Vanderbilt University

Paramedic Training

The University of Washington in Seattle is the only paramedic program in the northwest region of the United States known to use live animals to teach emergency procedures instead of implementing modern training methods. Urge UW to switch to simulation.

University of Washington

Medical Experiments

California: Support Bill to Shed Light on Animals in Labs

The California Transparency in Research Act AB 889 would require reporting of animal numbers, general categories of how animals are used, what level of pain and distress the animals experienced, and establish a publicly accessible online database for the reported information.

Wayne State University: Stop Heart Failure Experiments on Dogs

After more than 25 years, the experiments on dogs at Wayne State University have contributed nothing to treatments for patients suffering from heart failure or hypertension.

Good Nutrition Policy

Ask the California Assembly to Bring Plant-Based Options to Schools

You have the chance to help bring healthy, plant-based food to California schools!

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