It is the policy of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix to permit medical students to perform sensitive physical examinations (breast, genitalia and rectum) only in the presence of an appropriately qualified health care professional (e.g., nurse, resident, midwife, physician, gynecologic teaching assistant or medical assistant). Medical students may and should decline to participate if they do not feel comfortable with the circumstances of the examination. 

Curriculum Committee
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Approved
10/23/2018