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WSP 330 — An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine: Exploring the Abdomen

Quarter: Winter
Day(s): Saturday
Course Format: On-campus
Duration: 1 day
Date(s): Jan 19
Time: 10:00 am—2:30 pm
Drop Deadline: Jan 12
Unit: 0
Grade Restriction: NGR only; no credit/letter grade
Tuition: $240
Instructor(s): Bruce B. Fogel, Miguel Angeles
Limit: 20
Status: Closed
10:00 am—2:30 pm
Jan 19
1 day
Drop By
Jan 12
0 Unit
Grade Restriction
NGR only; no credit/letter grade
Bruce B. Fogel, Miguel Angeles
This course is the second in a four-quarter series on human anatomy designed to give students an overview of the anatomy of the human body as taught to undergraduates and medical students at Stanford. In this hands-on workshop, students will explore the latest digital technologies that medical students use to prepare for a future in the health sciences and surgeons use to prepare for treatment. These include Bassett stereo images, the Anatomage 3D anatomy table, 3D interactive anatomy apps, and digital diagnostic visualization systems. Students will learn how to identify anatomical structures on human cadavers and some common clinical conditions affecting the abdomen. Students will also observe surgical procedures being performed on cadavers to correct these conditions. The workshop will offer students a rare introduction into the advancements in 3D and stereoscopic visualization of human anatomy and will give students an insight into the combination of imaging technology and cadaver specimens that make learning anatomy at Stanford a unique experience.

Completion of this workshop qualifies participants for the “Advanced Discovering Anatomy” workshop (Wednesday, February 20, 4:30 - 8:00 pm) offered through the Division of Clinical Anatomy. For more information, visit the course page.

This course is the second in a series on human anatomy titled “An Introduction to Anatomy at the Stanford School of Medicine.” Each course focuses on a different area of the human anatomy—the upper limb (Fall 2018), the abdomen (Winter 2019), the lower limb (Spring 2019), and the ear (Summer 2019). While these courses build upon one another, each course can be taken independently as well.

Bruce B. Fogel, Adjunct Professor, Division of Clinical Anatomy, Stanford School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Endodontics, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Bruce Fogel teaches and directs undergraduate, medical school, and outreach courses at Stanford and teaches endodontics at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He emphasizes the clinical relevance of anatomy as it pertains to the treatment of pathological conditions.

Miguel Angeles, Lecturer, Division of Clinical Anatomy, Stanford School of Medicine

Miguel Angeles teaches anatomy to undergraduates, medical students, and physician assistant students. He emphasizes the clinical and surgical applications of anatomical principles by dissection and demonstration of surgical procedures using cadaveric specimens.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.