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OSU to Host Annual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Meeting 

 

The Ohio State University Division of Anatomy will host the 28th annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA) in Columbus July 12 through 16, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. In conjunction with the AACA annual meeting, the Department of Surgery and the Division of Anatomy will co-host a post-graduate workshop, "Surgery and Technology Meet Anatomy," on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the OSU Medical Center.

The AACA is a professional organization for anatomists who teach in the clinical setting with over 750 members from 30 countries and an additional 1,000 interested individuals. The meeting will feature an AACA Council presentation, three symposia organized by the Anatomical Services, Educational Affairs, and Career Development Committees, a technology fair, and research presentations.   Three OSUMC faculty will be principal speakers at the symposia: Rebecca Jackson, M.D., John Davis, M.D., and Jennifer Burgoon, Ph.D.  Separate registration is required for the post-graduate course on July 16.  Learn more about the meeting at http://www.aacameeting.org/.

The Division of Anatomy at The Ohio State University College of Medicine enrolls more than 2,300 students each year, including over 1,500 undergraduate, 100 graduate, 84 physical and occupational therapy, 106 dental, and 500 first, third, and fourth-year medical students. The Division of Anatomy also enrolls over 20 graduate students pursuing Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Anatomy, and graduate students from other programs who seek a Graduate Minor in Anatomy.
 
Outreach programs at The Division of Anatomy offer continuing education for practitioners and residents, and training for paramedics. The division also provides laboratory experiences to high school students interested in health careers.

For more information, please visit: http://biomed.osu.edu/ame/

 

Posted on 6-Jul-11 by Fries, Sarah
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