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This course is designed for senior medical students who are seeking teaching experiences in Human Gross Anatomy and Embryology. Students will teach in the lecture/discussion and laboratory parts of the course (LCME 501..

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Donna Fulkerson (765-496-7973 or drf@purdue.edu )

Director: James J. Walker, Ph.D.

Campus: West Lafayette

Location: IUSM - West Lafayette

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Construct and deliver a 60 minute lecture to first year medical students enrolled in LCME 501 (ISC5)
  • 2) Demonstrate active participation in a laboratory teaching (P2)
  • 3) Demonstrate active participation as an instructor in the gross anatomy course (P2)
  • 4) Identify and employ various teaching styles and methods within the medical school environment (PBLI1)


  • Professional Development Evaluation Form; Advanced Clinical Anatomy Instructor Evaluation; Sample Observation Classroom (OFAPD); 1. A formal evaluation will be completed by the medical students to assess the lecture/discussion and laboratory teaching experience. 2. A written and oral evaluation by the course director of all teaching experiences and written documents. 3. A written evaluation by one other medical educator of the lecture presentation and at least 3 laboratory sessions.

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 32

Time Distribution: 50% Lecture/seminar, 40% Laboratory, 5% Clinical, 5% Library/Research

Elective Type Category: PD - Professional Development

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Donna Fulkerson (765-496-7973 or drf@purdue.edu ) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH Contact Donna Fulkerson 765-496-7973 or drf@purdue.edu 8 weeks prior to enrollment.

Third Year Elective? Yes

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None