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About the Course

WARNING: THESE VIDEOS CONTAIN IMAGES OF HUMAN DISSECTION. MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME. Human structure is important to all of us as it has been for millennia. Artists, teachers, health care providers, scientists and most children try to understand the human form from stick figure drawings to electron microscopy. Learning the form of people is of great interest to us – physicians, nurses, physician assistants, emergency medical services personnel and many, many others. Learning anatomy classically involved dissection of the deceased whether directly in the laboratory or from texts, drawings, photographs or videos. There are many wonderful resources for the study of anatomy. Developing an understanding of the human form requires significant work and a wide range of resources. In this course, we have attempted to present succinct videos of human anatomy. Some will find these images to be disturbing and these images carry a need to respect the individual who decided to donate their remains to benefit our teaching and learning. All of the dissections depicted in the following videos are from individuals who gave their remains to be used in the advancement of medical education and research after death to the Yale School of Medicine. The sequence of videos is divided into classic anatomic sections. Each video has a set of learning objectives and a brief quiz at the end. Following each section there is another quiz covering the entire section in order for you to test your knowledge. We hope these videos will help you better understand the human form, make time that you may have in the laboratory more worthwhile if you have that opportunity and help you develop an appreciation of the wonderful intricacies of people. ANATOMY OF THE CHEST, ABDOMEN, AND PELVIS WAS PRODUCED IN PART DUE TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE DAVID F. SWENSEN FUND FOR INNOVATION IN TEACHING. This work was supported in part by the Kaplow Family Fund, Yale School of Medicine. COURSE CURRICULUM: ANATOMY OF THE THORAX, HEART, ABDOMEN AND PELVIS RECOMMENDED TEXT GRAY’S ANATOMY FOR STUDENTS, RICHARD L DRAKE, ELSEVIER. ONLINE AND PRINT EDITIONS ADDITIONAL RESOURCE ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY, FRANK H NETTER, ELSEVIER. ONLINE AND PRINT EDITIONS. We would like to thank all of those who have contributed to the creation of this course: Charles C Duncan, MD, Producer & Director, Professor of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics and Surgery (Anatomy), Yale School of Medicine William B Stewart, PhD, Associate Producer, Narration, Anatomist, Chief Section of Human Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine Shanta E Kapadia, MBBS, Anatomist, Lecturer in Anatomy, Section of Human Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine Linda Honan, PhD, Professor, Yale School of Nursing Harry R Aslanian, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology) Yale School of Medicine Jonathan Puchalski, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary), Yale School of Medicine Michael K. O’Brien, MD, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine Mahan Mathur, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Bio-Medical Imaging, Yale School of Medicine Lei Wang, MLS & Kelly Perry, Technical, Yale Medical Library Anna Nasonova, Artist, Yale School of Architecture Rachel Hill, Artist and Technical, Yale College Philip Lapre, Technical, Section of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine...

Top reviews

AL
May 2, 2020

I attained so much knowledge from this course moreso than a whole semester of structure and function. The cadaver videos were the most helpful.You truly cannot learn anatomy from just a text book.

DP
Jul 7, 2020

IT IS AMAZING COURSE. IT IS DESIGNED SO PERFECTLY SO AS TO MAKE LEARNING EASY AND COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF SUBJECT.THE CONTENT IS INTERESTING AND SUFFICIENT.A MUST DO COURSE FOR ALL MEDICAL STUDENTS.

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By Sevda M

Nov 11, 2020

thanks

By Kakuturu V R

May 1, 2020

great

By Ali O m

Nov 5, 2020

good

By ANKITA B

Sep 15, 2020

good

By BANTROTH M

Aug 20, 2020

Good

By Bantroth m

Aug 20, 2020

Good

By Sneha v

Jul 25, 2020

Good

By priya s

May 12, 2020

GOOD

By Nan Y

May 2, 2020

good

By Rena R F T

Apr 25, 2020

An amazing and well-constructed course! I have gained a lot of new anatomical and clinical information that definitely enriched my anatomical background and would bloom my career in teaching anatomy!

Thank you to all who have contributed to this great course and to the generous people (silent teachers) who donated their bodies to help us learn anatomy.

By W.M.M P

Jul 29, 2020

It' s an amazing course to study anatomy specially the dissections and the clinically oriented areas. The explanations and videos provided related to the particular areas are absolutely perfect. If the course can be added more quizes or picture based comprehensions , will helpful to further assessment on ourselves.

By Lucy P

Apr 6, 2018

Overall good course for anyone who is interested in the anatomy of the human trunk. This course covers most parts of the abdomen, chest, and pelvis with labs to help visualize where everything lies. My only issue with the course was that the assessments were not always well-made, but overall it's quite enjoyable.

By Adil A

Mar 26, 2020

It is an informative course useful for those who wish to pursue a medical career or for general information. However, for those who don't have a good foundation of medical knowledge, the course may be tough to understand, and many key concepts are gone through fairly quickly. Overall, it was a good course

By Odette W

May 29, 2020

Very good course: contains schematic view of anatomy, embryological development, clinical examination and dissections. Each week has its subject and you can test your knowledge with the quizes and practical exams. Would definitely recommend it for every student Medicine or Health Care!

By Greg P

Nov 26, 2018

Worth the time for the video alone. Gives a great appreciation for what surgeons

"see". Textbooks typically rely too heavily on nice, distinct colors. The videos show how easy it could be to mistake one structure for another.

By Bonnie W

Aug 3, 2020

i enjoyed this course and learned much. Sometimes because you weren't actually on site and touching and moving the structures on the donor, it was difficult to retain what was anterior or posterior or lateral to what.

By Kayla D

Mar 24, 2018

Very informative. Enjoyed having the dissection videos to show in person what it's like instead of just animations. Wish the course was a little longer and spread out, with more detail in each section.

By Abubakr E

May 27, 2020

This course is extensively useful for medical students and postgraduate student in Anatomy.

Professors talk clearly and present in formative way. Dissection and exams are also good.

By Patrticia o

Oct 7, 2020

This course improve my knowledge in detail about anatomy of chest,abdomen and pelvis .All the vedio helps in giving all the test .Thanks you soo much

By Carlos H

May 5, 2020

Very well constructed course. Clear, direct content. Found a few technical errors, but overall impressed. Thank you.

By Claudio D R G

Apr 28, 2020

Great course, however i felt evaluations were super easy. It is a course made for pregrad not for residents.

By Anne W

Sep 21, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed this course! I’m a visual learner, so I found the videos incredibly helpful.

By Amanda R d C O

Jun 5, 2020

The content is flawless and the procedure's videos are great for solidifying what we learn.

By Sayja N

Jan 18, 2020

Got lost a bit in the beginning. But I totally recommend this !!

By syed r y

Apr 21, 2018

overall good course so far helped getting revision of anatomy