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Anatomy – A New Frontier

Gross anatomy is exactly as it sounds. You learn anatomy, and smell gross afterwards. You spend 6-8 hours the day before studying and preparing for a 2-hour dissection the next day. When an exam approaches, you double the 6-8 hours … Continue reading

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Welcome to medical school

This week, first-year students at New Jersey Med begin a time-honored rite of passage – anatomy lab. Below, a video from Dream Anatomy, an exhibition by the National Library of  Medicine. via Morbid Anatomy

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Once upon a time…

Frank Netter and Eric Carle joined forces. Well not really, but if they had, they just might have created the anatomy pop-up books on display in Animated Anatomies, a new exhibit at Duke University’s Perkins Library. Anatomical flap books  featuring … Continue reading

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Update: Giving thanks

The Weill Cornell first-year medical class just finished anatomy and held a memorial ceremony (read about ours here) for the donors who gave their bodies to medical science. At Cornell’s ceremony, the families of the donors were in attendance. “I … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

Gross anatomy is the most defining aspect of the first year medical school experience, and perhaps of all four years. As the first half of the academic year comes to an end, medical schools all over the country are holding … Continue reading

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