Conscientious objection by medical students

A paper published in the Journal of Medical Ethics argues that accommodation of freedom of conscience by exempting students from performing morally contested activities is not possible in at least some circumstances.  The example given is that of male Muslim students who are unwilling to perform physical examinations on female subjects.

Card, Robert F. Is there no alternative? Conscientious objection by medical students. Med Ethics doi:10.1136/medethics-2011-100190

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