Anatomy that must be taught to a medical undergraduate: An interview-based survey in an Indian medical school

Satheesha Nayak, K. Ramnarayan, S. N. Somayaji

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Confusion still exists about the anatomy to be taught to the medical undergraduate. We did an interview-based survey at the Melaka Manipal Medical College in Manipal, India, to try to evaluate the quantum of anatomy that should be taught to the medical undergraduate. The results suggest that excluding trivia and making anatomy more clinically oriented would be advantageous. A hybrid approach to anatomy including both problem-based learning and discipline-based curricula would be a better option than the regional or systemic approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-18
Number of pages3
JournalAnatomical Record - Part B New Anatomist
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2005


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anatomy
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)

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