Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: dissecting cadavers

  • The year gross anatomy faced the scalpel

    Michael DenhamNew York, New York, United States As the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in early 2020, anatomy departments across the United States struggled to develop contingency plans to continue training the country’s future physicians. Would this year’s class of 22,239 medical students be the first in American history who could not learn gross anatomy on cadavers?…