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Anatomy Education Podcast

Mar 11, 2019

Dr Sabine Hildebrandt is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Massachusetts, USA.

In this episode I talk to Sabine the ethics and history of body donation and how to integrate it into medical and anatomy curricula. We also talk about Sabine’s area of scholarship into the Study of Anatomy during National Socialist Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.


You can buy The Anatomy of Murder here.

You can download a number of papers here: 

The Role of History and Ethics of Anatomy in Medical Education

BODIES R US: Ethical Views on the Commercialization of the Dead in Medical Education and Research.

Ethical considerations in the use of Pernkopf's Atlas of Anatomy: A surgical case study.



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This episode is sponsored by:

The American Association of Anatomists. For information about upcoming events, membership details and much more, visit and @anatomymeeting.

The International Association of Medical Science Education (IAMSE). For more information on meetings, membership options and funding, visit and @iamse.

Adam Rouilly. For information on their wide range of products to support all aspects of healthcare education, visit and @AdamRouilly.

LEEC. For information on their anatomy teaching related equipment, visit and @LEECLtd.