Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: cadaver lab

  • From here

    Rasa Rafie Colorado, United States   Copies after Illustrations of Statues and Paintings (recto); Measurements for a Man’s Skeleton (verso). After Gerard de Lairesse. N.d. The Art Institute of Chicago. Public Domain. In college, we were the top of our class, the winners of scholarships and awards, the leaders of campus organizations. We were the…

  • Learning anatomy in medical school

    Peter H. Berczeller Dordogne, France   Dissection An excerpt from Dr. Peter Berczeller’s memoir, The Little White Coat.   On the second day of medical school, we were invited to meet the cadaver we would be working on for the next six months. I trooped up with the rest of the class into a large…