Dissection in learning and teaching gross anatomy: Rebuttal to McLachlan

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  • Wojciech Pawlina,

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    • Department of Anatomy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905
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    • Dr. Pawlina is an associate professor in the Department of Anatomy and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, MN). He has taught anatomy for 26 years at Copernicus Medical School (Kraków, Poland), University of Florida College of Medicine (Gainesville, FL), and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine where he has served as chair of the Gross and Developmental Anatomy and Microscopic Anatomy courses. Dr. Pawlina also chairs the Educational Affairs Committee of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists. His research area is in clinical anatomy and medical education.

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  • Nirusha Lachman

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    • Dr. Lachman is an associate professor of anatomy at the Department of Human Biology, Durban Institute of Technology in Durban (South Africa). She has taught gross anatomy for 10 years and directs several gross anatomy courses. She serves as Secretary of the Anatomical Society of Southern Africa and is chair of the ASSA Education Committee. Her research area is in cardiovascular and clinical anatomy and medical education.


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