Medical students' perceptions of the body donor as a “First Patient” or “Teacher”: A pilot study

@article{Bohl2011MedicalSP,
  title={Medical students' perceptions of the body donor as a “First Patient” or “Teacher”: A pilot study},
  author={Michael Bohl and Peter Bosch and S. Hildebrandt},
  journal={Anatomical Sciences Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={4}
}
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, rather than the “body as first patient” approach that is encouraged by faculty. It was decided to explore the question whether other medical… Expand
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