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For students in training

High School          College          Graduate Programs          Healthcare Professionals

And advanced clinicians

For students earlier in training

High School          College          Graduate Programs          Healthcare Professionals

And advanced clinicians


“Thank you to our patients and families
for sharing the gift of education.”


Come with any perspective.


Practitioners of all specialties.

Our patients have been seen in the field, in the emergency room, on the floor, ICU, operating room, rehab and clinic. Whether you’re a nurse wanting to study wound care in superficial or debrided decubitus ulcers; or a surgeon wanting to assess intraoperative hypotension in a TIPS procedure or decide what your own course of action might have been in peripheral vascular surgery, you will find the cases substantial, challenging and informative.

Students of all levels.

The site is ready to provide depth and perspective at whatever level you bring. If it’s your first experience with human anatomy, you’ll appreciate the body structures, anatomic relationships and physiology found in the cases. If you’re an experienced clinician, you’ll be thinking about the case issues — say, the judgment in undertaking a VATS procedure after an inconclusive biopsy, the cascade of postoperative events and intervention points in a patient with Crohn’s disease, sleep apnea and hypertension, and so on. The site challenges and engages students of each level.

We make you think….

We know that your patients will not come with digital guideposts. Managing medical uncertainty is an invaluable skill developed, in part, by knowing what questions to ask in any clinical situation and by understanding evidence-based thinking. This means that the site is full of questions and lets the body itself teach — evidence-based thinking in action. Fundamentally, the purpose of the site is to teach thinking skills. The site is not a click-and-check quiz site. In addition, these are people, not digital renderings. And we’re very careful to maintain that respect throughout the site.

…But keep the tech simple.

Each case is divided into short segments of 1 – 5 minutes or so. You can focus on parts of a case that are clinically relevant to you, search by topic, or step through from part to part and view the case in entirety. Navigation is intuitive with visual and text-based search functions. Each case includes a medical history and starts with an external overview (your physical exam). Videos come in multiple versions, whether you’re wanting full discovery, some didactic guideposts, basic anatomy pins, and variety of other interactive options.

Educator friendly

The site allows for group work like traditional anatomy lab. Students can interact through real-time, synced video with instant shared views of on-screen drawings, pointers, comments and questions. The growing database is easily managed with on-page notes, bookmarks and folders for quick access anytime. You’ll only search for a case once.

And much more….

Find histology, case cross-comparisons, human variation, live streams, self-assessments and many other features in this growing database.

We know the body. We want to give it to you, as do our family-donors. Their gift is meaningful to them, to us and, we hope, to you. We thank them for the gift of education. Expect the site to grow and change over the years. We look forwarding to participating with you as you do, too.


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