Say Hello to Patrick, the Robotic Ass 

Given the discomfort inherent in the procedure, how does a medical student practice prostate exams? For some, the answer is with Patrick, the robotic ass.

Patrick's Ass

I’m all for gentle and effective rectal exams, and honestly, this seems like a good system for improving things as much as possible. But perhaps less time could be spent on making a high-tech butt, and more time on removing the need for a prostate exam entirely?