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Category: Anatomy Lab

Student instructors endorse Willed Body Program

This is a screen shot from a YouTube video featuring WSU Pullman anatomy teaching assistants.

Last month we wrote about WSU’s Willed Body Program, which allows people to donate their bodies after their deaths to WSU’s medical education program for use by students. That story and other recent publicity for the program, including this video with director Dr. David Conley, have led to increased interest among potential donors. Now we’ve created a video that features four WSU Pullman graduate teaching assistants talking about their experiences teaching students about … » More …

Program ensures bodies for study

A WSU College of Medicine marketing photo features a look at the anatomy lab, including tables where students examine cadavers, and a monitor showing a catscan of a human skull.

WSU’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is procuring the resources it will eventually need after it receives permission to admit students.

Clinical faculty to serve as teachers? Check. The college has hired more than 40 local physicians to create and teach the curriculum. It has also hired administrators and support staff with more on the way.

Facilities? Check. The college is good for now, … » More …

Kudos to two of our own

Jessica Gerdes, the assistant to College of Medicine Vice Deans Ken Roberts and Yvette Roubideaux, accepts her honors as 2015 WSU Spokane Civil Service Employee Excellence Award.

Two WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine employees have won university awards in the last few days for their fine work.

Today, Jessica Gerdes (third from the right in the photo) was honored as the top WSU Spokane civil service employee for 2015. Gerdes has had many roles during her 2 1/2 years in what is now the College of Medicine. She recently took a new position as the assistant … » More …