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This course will expose third- and fourth-year students to teaching first-year students. The major components of this elective include the following: 1. Dissection: Dissections and prosections of human cadaveric material will be done under the direct supervision of Dr. Mas. 2. Teaching: Teaching includes instruction to first-year med students and is divided into 4 components: Discussion/Lecture, Anatomy Lab, PBL Tutorial, and Radiology Workshop.

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Amy Han, PhD (amyhan@iu.edu)

Director: Jose Mas, D.V.M.

Campus: Northwest-Gary

Location: IUSM - Northwest-Gary

Other Faculty:

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Discuss the details of gross human anatomical structure and human embryology, and radiography as applied to the study of human structure (MK1)

  • 2) Complete skilled, high-quality dissections (MK1)
  • 3) Effectively communicate their knowledge of human structure and clinical correlates to first-year medical students (ISC5)
  • 4) Understand and discuss their role as "teacher"" in the medical profession (P2)
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  • Professional Development Evaluation Form; Standard integrated grade sheet provided online by university at the end of rotation; (Observation,Evaluation of Dissection/Prosection, Discussion with faculty,Evaluation of Lecture Presentation)

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 25-35

Time Distribution: 70% Lab Instruction; 10% Presentations; 10% PBL Tutorial Instruction or small group; 10% Prosection

Elective Type Category: PD - Professional Development

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Amy Han, PhD (amyhan@iu.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All Northwest electives must go thru the Northwest campus coordinators.� Contact Amy Han, PhD �(amyhan@iu.edu or 219-980-6561) or Brittany Miller (millerby@iun.edu or 219-980-6525).�

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None