ANAT 100a, 100b:

Human Anatomy and Development
Yale University School of Medicine


For our guests,

This is a work in progress that is being developed by the students and faculty of Yale University. Come back often to see the latest improvements! The project is funded by the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education, United States Department of Education .

A few of these resources are restricted (because of licensing agreements), but most of it is readily available. We hope instructors will use this resource to supplement or replace dissections they already have their students do, or use them as the basis for conference discussions outside of lab. Please tell us if you use any part of this software for your personal use or for your students. That information will help us keep funding and improving this product.

Some tips:
- The electronic dissector will lead you to our interactive lab dissector. This is a research guide to help students prepare for, and execute, the lab. If you have trouble answering the questions, press <submit> five times and an answer will appear. Many resources for researching the lab questions are linked in the buttons at the top of the page.

- The exercises are interactive web activities that help students learn concepts.

- The case browser lists the cases that are used in our labs and will take you to the lab where a case is discussed. Our students use this feature in other courses, if they need to refresh themselves on the relevant anatomy

- The electronic dissector covers only a portion of our course. To place it in context, we divide our course into 6 cycles: Introduction, Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, Limbs and Head/Neck. Each cycle follows the pattern:

1) Introductory lectures (anatomy and radiology)
2) Workshop (Introduces clinical problems from the diagnostician's perspective. Students work on this throughout the cycle)
3) Dissection Labs (Views anatomy from the radiologist's, anesthesiologist's and surgeon's perspective)
4) Summary Lecture
5) Summary Radiology Workshop
6) Back to (1) for the next region.

If you have trouble using the program, please email for help.

We assume no responsibility for any errors, but welcome advice and suggestions.




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