Anatomy Webinars

These webinars address gaps in graduate education and research training, as well as emerging topics in the anatomical sciences. The expert content is created by members and/or experts in the subject field. The original AAA Webinar Series was funded through an Innovations Program Grant; this highly-rated member benefit continues to be funded annually by the Board.

Most webinars are available to members for free and to the public for a nominal fee. See individual webinar description for details.

Members and nonmembers must be logged in to register. If you do not already have an account, you may create one here. An account does not equate with membership. Learn more about becoming a member for as little as $25.

Webinar topics include: 

  • How to manage day-to-day operations of a laboratory
  • Conducting a productive meeting
  • Generating report summaries
  • Mentoring a graduate student or postdoc
  • Developing teaching curricula and preparing assessment tools

Recorded Webinars

Recorded webinars are available to members only and can be viewed any time by logging in below. Not a member? Join now!

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How to Register for a Live Webinar

  1. Review the list of Upcoming Webinars
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  8. You may visit the webinar details page any time to modify or cancel your registration
  9. We will email instructions for joining the webinar at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled webinar 

Upcoming Webinars

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How to Build a Dog
September 23, 12:00-1:00PM Eastern Time

The Life and Academic Legacy of Dr. W. Montague Cobb: Anatomy, Art, and Advocacy
October 12, 4:30-6:00PM Eastern Time

The Power of Suggestion: How to Get and Gain Influence
October 14, 4:00-5:00PM Eastern Time 

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Open Access Webinars

Roundtable Discussion of Specific Ethical Case Studies

August 12, 2021

In this session, speakers from the first two "Anatomical Legacy Collections" sessions returned to answer questions and discuss topics with attendees. Several case studies were also presented for discussion along with interactive poll questions. To allow participants to speak candidly, this event was not recorded, however you can access a detailed writeup of the discussion, slides, and case studies from the event.

Anatomical Legacy Collections: Ethical Concerns about Disposition of Collections with Unknown Origins

July 29, 2021
Speakers: Sabine Hildebrandt, Boston Children's Hospital; Jason "Jay" Mussell, LSUHSC School of Medicine; Andreas Winkelmann, Institute of Anatomy Medical School Brandenburg

Presenters will describe a spectrum of options for storage, use and disposition of legacy anatomical collections from continued ethical use to repatriation to mass burial. Perspectives will include museum and teaching collections. An emphasis will be placed on the ethical use, storage and disposition of unprovenanced remains.

Anatomical Legacy Collections: Ethical Concerns about the Origins of Legacy Anatomical Collections

July 15, 2021
Speakers: Carlina da la Cova, University of South Carolina; Beverley Kramer, University of the Witwatersrand; Dominic Hall, Warren Anatomical Museum

Presenters will describe the issue of legacy collections and the need to inventory and report on human remains in their care (ethical stewardship, duty of care). Perspectives will include anatomical museum and teaching collections, known and unprovenanced remains, effects of colonialism, slavery, and marginalized populations. An emphasis will be placed on inventory and understanding the source of remains.

Innovative Anatomy Teaching Now and in the Future

June 2021
Speaker: Charlotte Steel, ADInstruments

The last year has been a disruptive time for education, especially so for the study of anatomy, which has such a "hands on" nature. In this live webinar Charlotte will review recent research from the field of anatomy teaching, and introduce you to some of the insights provided by the 2021 EDUCAUSE Highlight Report.