The bipartisan bill would bring Wisconsin in line with a growing number of states that require explicit informed consent before medical students practice pelvic exams on patients under anesthesia.
The annual Match Day tradition, where students stand on stage to learn where they will do their residencies, was scuttled because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Ten states have already outlawed the long-standing practice, four of them last year after a bioethicist wrote about it and the #MeToo movement brought attention to it.
CLAIM: A photo showing a hospital room in disarray, with blood pooled on the floor, was taken following the recent mass shooting in Odessa, Texas.
"Even the good old-fashioned doctor’s black bag doesn’t quite hold the same symbolic sway … as the crisp, clean coat you’re about to receive."
When you check out at the grocery, do you look at the sweets like I do? I find myself wondering if I’m going to buy a Hershey’s bar — I love the ones with almonds — or some other sweet. Then I read the label and realize these are 210 calories that I don’t need.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said Monday it has awarded more than $1.8 million for graduate medical education programs at UW Hospital and Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire.
Practicing on people who are not ill helps students negotiate the doctor-patient relationship in a setting where they can take risks, officials say.