Michael A Bohl

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In the summer of 2009, we began full body computed tomography (CT) scanning of the pre-embalmed cadavers in the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) dissection lab. We theorized that implementing web-based, self-guided clinical cases based on postmortem CT (PMCT) scans would result in increased student appreciation for the clinical relevance of(More)
University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) students attending a seminar on the history and ethics of anatomical dissection were fascinated by a report on the dissection room experience in Thailand that relates the body donor's status as a teacher. The students felt that they had naturally adopted the "body as teacher" approach in their dissection course,(More)
The Anatomical Donations Program at the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) has begun a multiphase project wherein interviews of donors will be recorded and later shown to medical students who participate in the anatomical dissection course. The first phase of this project included surveys of both current UMMS medical students and donors concerning(More)
INTRODUCTION Applications to thoracic residency have decreased. The causes are multifactorial, but include changing motivations such as lifestyle concerns. Thoracic residents (TRs) have been well studied, but no one has ever characterized the influence or motivations of their spouses. We sought to evaluate the demographics and interests of TR spouses. (More)
In 2004, the University of Michigan Medical School reduced its gross anatomy curriculum. To determine the effect of this reduction on resident perceptions of their clinical preparedness, we surveyed alumni that included residents from the original and new shortened curricula. A Likert-scale survey was sent to four classes of alumni. Respondents were(More)
When the paediatric orthopaedic surgeon is required to treat a fracture of the pelvis in a young girl, by an orthopaedic method or by appropriate open reduction and fixation, he should evaluate the future obstetric sequelae in order to be able to answer the specific questions raised by the injured child's family and also by legal experts appointed by the(More)
S instability, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative disc disease have long been recognized as surgically treatable causes of lower back and radicular leg pain.7,18 Since Cloward introduced the posterior lumbar interbody fusion in 1952, minimally invasive alternatives to lumbar spine fusion have been sought in hopes of offering a less invasive alternative(More)
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