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Anatomy Education Podcast

Mar 12, 2018

Dr Gerard O’Keeffe is a Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Neuroscience in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, and a Fellow at the Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, at University College Cork, Ireland.

Gerard joins me for a chat about his entry into anatomy education and his anatomy education scholarship on how students use YouTube and Google to support their learning. We also discuss the surgeon’s view of anatomy education, and his role supporting the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists upcoming 2019 Congress in London, UK.


You can follow Gerard using the twitter handle: @OKeeffe_GW

Here are the links to the various papers we discussed:

Anatomy education for the YouTube Generation

Cadaveric anatomy in the future of medical education: what is the surgeon’s view?

The need for ethical and pedagogical frameworks for developing online media in anatomy education.

Googling in anatomy education: Can google trends inform educators of national online search patterns of anatomical syllabi?


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