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Our First Patient

By Vidya Viswanathan

Image credit: Peng Yang, “Fragment N.1”, 2010, Taiwanese artist

Category: Non fiction
“The daily confrontation with a dead body, the first stranger’s body that medical students may have ever examined so closely, marks a point of high anxiety in medical education….Taking the cues from their teachers, medical students learn to deny their own feelings, depersonalizing the dissection experience and objectifying their cadaver. 1,308 more words

DISSECTION: a conversation at crawling pace

(read the piece here)

Okay this is a new segment for this blog, expect somewhat frequently. Once a week perhaps? Its origin stems from multiple places. 1,104 more words


20 July, 2016

Did my second triple-primary in three days – love nailing my technique to remove the meninges!!


Monday, July 18

Today, Olivia taught me what her summer project is all about. She works with mouse hearts, unlike me who has been mainly dealing with sheep hearts. 222 more words

Sheep Head Dissection - Brains, Tongues, and Eyes

Our 7th grade team is revamping the science curriculum to include more dissections. Our focus in 7th grade is The Cell, Genetics, and the Human Body. 888 more words


Cat Dissection in the Classroom - Teen who Raises Awareness Wins National Prize for Humane Efforts!

Update: NBC29.com ran a story about Brynnan’s Award this evening. Here’s the link:


Congrats to my beautiful daughter Brynnan, who won FIRST PRIZE in the National Voice for Animals contest for her work to end cat dissection in the classroom. 660 more words



As children arrive get them to use the peak flow meter to test their lung capacity; fill in the results on a graph on the white board. 518 more words

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