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Ethics & Professionalism in Teaching the Anatomical Sciences

These free resources are designed to support the development of medical ethics and professionalism in health professions students while they are taking anatomy or biomedical courses. Educators are encouraged to use, distribute, and integrate these resources into their teaching. Most content consists of a few PowerPoint slides that can easily be integrated into teaching delivery to raise awareness about specific ethical or professional issues. There are also some more detailed units that can be used as small group discussion content. If any resources are downloaded and used, please acknowledge the appropriate author(s) of the material.

More resources will be added to this list over time to further increase the diversity of available material. We welcome your feedback, ideas, and contributions. Please email Tom Champney (University of Miami), Sabine Hildebrandt (Harvard Medical School), or Jon Cornwall (University of Otago).

General Ethics & Professionalism Resources

Ethics in Embryology Education

Ethics in Gross Anatomy Education

Ethics in Histology Education

Ethics in Neuroanatomy Education

Gross Anatomy Education Resources

Digital Libraries & Compilations

Tutorials & Assessments

Histology Education Resources

Digital Histology Libraries & Compilations

  • Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy – Companion to Histology and Neuroanatomy: Second Edition
  • Blue Histology – Annotated static images and image-based practice questions from the University of Western Australia
  • Digital Histology Atlas – Light and EM micrographs representing all major basic tissues and most organs/organ systems
  • Duke University Medical Histology and Virtual Microscopy Resources – Features an extensive collection of basic tissues and organ systems virtual slides
  • Histology at the University of Michigan – Digital microscopy resources for the study of cells
  • Histology Guide – Virtual histology lab featuring variety of basic tissues and organ systems virtual slides; annotations available
  • Histology Learning System – Boston University site with static histology micrographs with annotations; common confusions tab offers side-by-side comparison of commonly misidentified tissues/structures/organs at the microscopic level
  • Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education – More than 2,700 images with text that illustrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings along with radiologic imaging associated with human disease conditions
  • Loyola University Histology – Static annotated images with static-image based quizzes and a link to a collection of virtual histology images
  • Microscopic Anatomy – Features a gallery of static histology micrographs, images of cellular ultrastructures, histology PowerPoint presentations, and 3D models and videos of cells and tissues from the University of Delaware
  • NYU School of Medicine Virtual Microscope – Virtual histology lab featuring variety of basic tissues and organ systems virtual slides
  • The Cell Image Library – A public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms
  • The Iowa Virtual Slidebox – Virtual histology lab offering more than 1,000 virtual slides
  • The JayDoc HistoWeb – Histology atlas from the School of Medicine of the University of Kansas with succinct explanations of the tissues to guide the first-year medical student in the use of their microscopes
  • University of Colorado Virtual Histology Lab – Consists of interactive slides, complete with detailed annotations and quizzes associated with each slide; developed by member Lisa Lee

Histology Videos & Animations

  • Histology Helper – YouTube channel offering audiovisual tutorial on 18 different types of tissues and organs
  • Shotgun Histology – YouTube channel offering audiovisual tutorial on 89 different types of tissues and organs

Neuroanatomy/Neuroscience Education Resources

Neuroanatomy Digital Libraries & Compilations

Neuroanatomy Tutorials & Assessments