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Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014

Last weekend I attended the conference, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014′ (or #MTSE14 if you want to look over our live tweets), at University College Dublin.* Needless to say its focus, and the discussion generated from its wide-ranging collection of papers, was excellent and very much overdue. 998 more words

General Musings

Dissection in the Old Bailey

 William Hogarth. The Four Stages of Cruelty – Plate 4: 1751. (1822)

This image shows what happens bodies of the criminals executed. They were taken to Surgeon’s Hall in the Old Bailey for public dissections. 224 more words

Cupcakes and Pythons and Brains, Oh My!

Yesterday I showed you the reason for our most recent trip to Discovery Place (giant metal dinosaur puppets), but we actually did a ton of other really fun and interesting stuff while we there. 900 more words

Home School

Why Should I Be Paine Attention?

“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” John Adams


Grave Robbing for "The Benefit of the Living"

Rattle his bones over the stones,
He’s only a pauper, whom nobody owns. [1]

Imagine you are a sick pauper living in Cleveland, Ohio in 1855. 880 more words

Medical History

Dissecting is Weird

There isn’t a more eloquent way for me to describe it; dissecting is just… weird.

So today was our first session on the anterior lower limb, and I was very excited/nervous/anxious/buzzing. 417 more words

Medical School Things

I Went Out And Got Pithed

No, I haven’t begun to lithp. I did actually mean ‘pithed’. Getting pissed would have been a whole lot more fun.

The story begins long ago in a little country school… 541 more words

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