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Xin Cheng; Yiru Xu; Hao Tang; Unman Chan; Yun-Qing Li; Xuesong Yang – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2024
Blended learning, which combines face-to-face lectures with online learning, has emerged as a suitable teaching approach during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study used a national survey of anatomy educators in Mainland China to evaluate the changes in the implementation of blended learning in anatomical pedagogy. A total of 297 responses were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Online Courses, In Person Learning
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Brian J. Goldberg; Christopher Ferrigno; Sabrina F. Schundler; Eric S. Norrell; Leah Fox; Sabrina Woods; Adam B. Wilson – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2024
This study summarizes employment benefits from across 155 U.S. allopathic medical schools, investigates differences in employment benefits according to institutional characteristics, and explores possible connections between employment benefits and institutional wealth. Employment benefits data were extracted from institutions' websites across…
Descriptors: Fringe Benefits, Medical Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Medical School Faculty
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William J. Choi – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2024
Recent controversies over the mismanagement of body donors in US medical schools have raised public concerns over the ethical treatment of bodies in "anatomical gift" programs. Despite widespread moral outrage at such cases, medical students may still make seemingly inconsequential mistakes or jokes that in fact constitute acts of…
Descriptors: Human Body, Anatomy, Donors, Human Dignity
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Hankin, Mark H.; Harmon, Derek J.; Martindale, James R.; Niculescu, Iuliana; Aschmetat, Adrienne; Mertens, Amy N.; Hanke, Rachel E.; Koo, Andrew S.; Kraus, Anthony E.; Payne, James A.; Feldman, Michael J.; Soltero Mariscal, Enrique – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
Curricular development and modification involve first identifying a problem and then performing a needs assessment, which can guide the design of curricular components. Pedagogical changes, coupled with reductions in curricular time for gross anatomy, pose challenges and impose restrictions within medical school curricula. In order to make anatomy…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Anatomy, Medical Students, Graduate Students
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Dissabandara, Lakal O.; Nawaratna, Sujeevi; Nirthanan, Selvanayagam – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
The objective structured practical examination (OSPE) is a reliable assessment of practical skills in anatomy teaching. It is often administered as low-stake assessments to track progress at multiple time points in anatomy curricula. Standard-setting OSPEs to derive a pass mark and to ensure assessment quality and rigor is a complex task. This…
Descriptors: Standard Setting, Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Schools
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Keim, Sarah A.; Harmon, Derek J.; Martindale, James R.; Lopez, Elisabeth N.; Sanky, Charles; Brooks, William S.; Cotter, Meghan M.; Davies, David L.; Doroudi, Majid; Fahl, Jeffrey C.; Farias, Anna; Granite, Guinevere; Harrell, Kelly M.; Kar, Rekha; Kramer, Kenneth L.; Jackson, Jon; Jones, Shiloh; Lackey-Cornelison, Wendy; Laitman, Jeffrey T.; Latacha, Kimberly; Lewis, Steven R.; Lovejoy Mork, Amy; Marzban, Hassan; McNary, Thomas G.; McWhorter, David L.; Merchant, Aftab; Mussell, Jason C.; Quinn, Melissa M.; Reidenberg, Joy S.; Royer, Danielle; Sakaguchi, Alan; Sawyer, F. Kip; Topping, Daniel B.; Wainman, Bruce; Wineski, Lawrence E.; Zumwalt, Ann C.; Hankin, Mark H. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
Clerkships are defining experiences for medical students in which students integrate basic science knowledge with clinical information as they gain experience in diagnosing and treating patients in a variety of clinical settings. Among the basic sciences, there is broad agreement that anatomy is foundational for medical practice. Unfortunately,…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Students, Clinical Experience
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Griffith, MacKenzie; Ferrigno, Christopher; Wilson, Adam B. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
Anatomy-related departments have access to comparative research productivity data (e.g., Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research), yet no datasets exist for comparing departments' general practices pertinent to education-focused faculty. Practice trends in anatomy-related departments across U.S. medical schools were explored by surveying…
Descriptors: Medical Schools, Educational Practices, Anatomy, Teacher Researchers
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Jinga, Maria-Ruxandra; Lee, Rachel B. Y.; Chan, Kai Lok; Marway, Prabhvir S.; Nandapalan, Krishan; Rhode, Kawal; Kui, Christopher; Lee, Matthew – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2023
Three-dimensional (3D) segmentation, a process involving digitally marking anatomical structures on cross-sectional images such as computed tomography (CT), and 3D printing (3DP) are being increasingly utilized in medical education. Exposure to this technology within medical schools and hospitals remains limited in the United Kingdom. M3dicube UK,…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Peripherals, Printing, Anatomy
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Mahdy, Mohamed A. A.; Sayed, Ramy K. A. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2022
The sudden shift of veterinary anatomy teaching from traditional to online mode during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown was a major challenge used for the first time in Egyptian veterinary medical schools. This study aimed to evaluate the students' perspectives regarding the shift of veterinary anatomy teaching to online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Veterinary Medical Education, Anatomy, Science Instruction
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Ok, Fatma; Gürses, Ilke Ali – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
Raising public awareness of body donation is crucial for countries like Turkey that have struggling donation programs. The official websites of anatomy departments may contribute to achieving this goal. Nevertheless, previous studies reported institutional or individual reluctance of departments or anatomists, respectively, due to an expectation…
Descriptors: Donors, Human Body, Web Sites, Content Analysis
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McDaniel, Katherine G.; Brown, Taylor; Radford, Caitlin C.; McDermott, Cynthia H.; Houten, Trudy; Katz, Martha E.; Stearns, Dana A.; Hildebrandt, Sabine – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
Anatomy education provides students with opportunities to learn structure and function of the human body, to acquire professional competencies such as teamwork, interpersonal skills, self-awareness, and to reflect on and practice medical ethics. The fulfillment of this wide potential can present challenges in courses that are part of an integrated…
Descriptors: Medical Schools, Anatomy, Job Skills, Medical Education
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Wilson, Adam B.; Kaza, Niroop; Singpurwalla, Darius J.; Brooks, William S. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
Faculty qualified to teach in the anatomical sciences are growing scarce just as the need for trained anatomists is greater than ever. Enrollments are surging in anticipation of a large physician shortfall; meanwhile, many anatomists are reaching retirement age. Who will fill the teaching gap? This study assessed trends in doctorates awarded in…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Educational Trends, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs
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Salinas-Alvarez, Yolanda; Quiroga-Garza, Alejandro; Martinez-Garza, Javier Humberto; Jacobo-Baca, Guillermo; Zarate-Garza, Pablo Patricio; Rodríguez-Alanís, Karla Valeria; Guzman-Lopez, Santos; Elizondo-Omaña, Rodrigo Enrique – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2021
Anatomical sciences curricula have been under constant reform over the years, with many countries having to reduce course hours while trying to preserve laboratory time. In Mexico, schools have historically been autonomous and unregulated, and data regarding structure and methods are still lacking. A national survey was sent by the Mexican Society…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Schools
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Cheng, Xin; Chan, Lap Ki; Li, He; Yang, Xuesong – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
In mainland China, histology and embryology (HE) are taught in one course as an essential component of medical curricula. The effectiveness of HE courses directly affects the quality of medical students. To determine the present situation and changes in HE teaching in Chinese medical schools, a nationwide survey was conducted among the HE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Medical Schools, Medical School Faculty
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Rezende, Alice B.; de Oliveira, André G. F.; Vale, Thiago C.; Teixeira, Luciana A. S.; Lima, Alba R. A.; Lucchetti, Alessandra L. G.; Lucchetti, Giancarlo; Tibiriçá, Sandra H. C.; Ezequiel, Oscarina S. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
Neuroanatomy is often considered a difficult subject to teach, due to its broad scope, multitude of terms, and high degree of complexity. Thus, newer educational strategies that facilitate learning while also stimulating students by allowing increased student autonomy and group discussions should be carefully considered. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Neurology, Anatomy, Medical Education, Medical Students
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