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Anatomy Education Podcast

Mar 25, 2019

Dr Helen Anscomb is an Associate Professor of Clinical Anatomy, and Head of Anatomy and Pathology, at the College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia.

In this episode I to Helen about her career path into anatomy education from the University of Leeds in the UK to Queensland in Australia. We talk about UG and PG at James Cook, blended learning and the role of a clinical anatomist.

You can read some of Helen’s scholarly outputs here:

Approaches to improve student academic success in a mixed year 1 anatomy and physiology subject.

Prepared to study: resources designed to aid student studies in human cadaveric anatomy.

Can teaching delivery mode lead to ongoing changes in student performance within human anatomy?

Designing a clinical anatomy and pathology curriculum for 'transition' into clinical training, through the application of First Year Curriculum (FYC) principles.


You can follow Helen on Twitter here and find out about the PG Diploma in Surgical Anatomy here.




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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.