ANAT 7601

Advanced Clinical Gross Anatomy


Dr. Anthony Weinhaus
Course Director

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered



Catalog Description: This course reviews the gross anatomy of the entire human body. Students will perform regional dissections, under the guidance of anatomy faculty, with emphasis on clinical applications of gross anatomical sturcture and function. This course will also provide students with instruction and experience in teaching techniques in clinical anatomy.  Students may schedule for 2-10 weeks (for anything between 2 and 10 credits).  The option of scheduling for 2 weeks and then working for salary is available by arrangement.  Concurrent registration and salary is not an option.


Site Code

Site Name



Unspecified Site for Academic/Research Purposes

Takes place on TC campus

Required session attendance:

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: 8am-5:30pm M-F

Direct patient care: No

Consent Requirement:  Arranged. Email Course Director for details and approval to schedule. *Please ensure that your request aligns with the established blocks listed in the UMN Med School academic calendar.*

Course Objectives: During this rotation, students will:

  • Develop an advanced understanding of the gross anatomy of the human body through dissection of cadaveric specimens in the gross anatomy laboratories.
  • Apply clinical anatomy to clinical exam methods and techniques through a review of surface anatomy and teaching to first year medical students the correlation of gross anatomy and clinical exam methods.
  • Develop fundamental examples (presenting small group discussion cases) of clinical application of gross anatomical principles for use in medical education.
  • Gain teaching experience and learn teaching techniques for use in their future careers through the practical teaching experience - both didactic teaching in large groups and interactive teaching to small groups.

Graded Components:

  • Professional behavior, including attendance, participation, preparation, thoroughness, peer interactions.
  • Directly observed by faculty.

Grading Scale: P/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition allowed up to 2 times

Limited to Student Type: No

Course equivalency: N/A

Related curricular experience:

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Course evaluation: MedHub