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Elective Title: 02DA700 — ANATOMY EDUCATION


This elective is designed for students who are interested in academic medicine. Students will be introduced to pedagogy and learning theory as they develop and implement an educational module that focuses on a clinical application of gross anatomy. The topic of the module will be selected based upon the goals and interests of the student in consultation with the course director. The module/presentation may be a power point presentation, video, TBL/PBL case, anatomical model, cadaver prosection, or any other modality deemed appropriate. The module must include a set of learning objectives and an assessment tool or other means of providing feedback to the learners. The finished product is intended to be a complete, self-contained module that supplements the gross anatomy curriculum.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu)

Director: Leslie Hoffman, Ph.D.

Campus: Fort Wayne

Location: IUSM - Fort Wayne

Other Faculty:

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Identify an appropriate pedagogical strategy to guide the development of a learning module (PBLI1)

  • 2) Develop a high-quality learning module that integrates gross anatomy and clinical correlations (MK1)
  • 3) Formulate clear learning objectives for the learning module (ISC5)
  • 4) Identify appropriate methods to assess learning and understanding (PBLI1)
  • 5) Work collaboratively with the course instructor and learners (P2)
  • 6) Effectively communicate information to course instructor and learners (ISC5)


  • Professional Development Evaluation Form; Anatomy education rubric

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th Year

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 100% Library Research

Elective Type Category: PD - Professional Development

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH.All Fort Wayne electives must go through the Fort Wayne campus coordinators. For Family Medicine electives contact the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program at 260-422-6573) All others contact Sharon Roberts (robeshar@iupui.edu or 260-481-0224).

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None