Inspiring Scientific Curiosity and Discovery

The changing perspectives of ethics in the anatomical sciences: Public dissection and other contemporary challenges

Professor Kramer discusses the controversial topic of public dissection and its impact on the ethics of body donation programs. Drawing on recent events and international ethical frameworks, she will argue that public dissection violates the principles of consent and compromises community trust in these programs. This thought-provoking lecture examines the implications of ethical breaches such as this and other contemporary challenges and propose potential solutions for upholding the dignity of body donors and advancing the field of anatomy.