Graduate Program in Clinical Anatomy

PhD Plan of Study - Clinical Anatomy

The first two years of coursework are shown below. In the summer semester of the third year, students sit for their qualifying exams. Successful students then continue on to do research with a chosen mentor in the Clinical Anatomy Program. In the spring semester of the third year, students take ID 714 Professional Skills for Graduate Students; they are otherwise involved in dissertation research (ANAT 798) until they graduate.

Clinical anatomy track

Year 1, Fall
ANAT 711Gross Anatomy12
ANAT 713Histology and Cell Biology3
ANAT 716Developmental Anatomy2
TOTAL17
Year 1, Spring
ANAT 715Neurobiology6
ANAT 713Histology and Cell Biology3
ANAT 717Clinical Anatomy Research Rotations2
ANAT 742Introduction to Problems in Clinical Anatomy2
ID 709Responsible Conduct in Research1
TOTAL14
Year 2, Summer
ANAT 717Clinical Anatomy Research Rotations9
TOTAL9
Year 2, Fall
ANAT 730Teaching Practicum in Gross Anatomy6
ANAT 731Teaching Practicum in Histology and Cell Biology2
ANAT 717Clinical Anatomy Research Rotations2
ANAT 743Skills Development in Clinical Anatomy I1
ID 740Statistical Methods in Research I3
TOTAL14
Year 2, Spring
ANAT 717Clinical Anatomy Research Rotations4
ANAT 731Teaching Practicum in Histology and Cell Biology1
ANAT 733Teaching Practicum in Neurobiology3
ANAT 744Skills Development in Clinical Anatomy II1
TOTAL9

Anatomical Sciences Track

Year 1, Fall
ANAT 711Gross Anatomy12
ANAT 713Histology & Cell Biology3
ANAT 716Developmental Anatomy2
ANAT 722Topics in Contemporary Anatomy1
Total18
Year 1, Spring
ANAT 715Neurobiology6
ANAT 713Histology & Cell Biology3
ANAT 722Topics in Contemporary Anatomy**1
ANAT 740Readings in Contemporary Anatomy1
ID 709Responsible Conduct in Research1
TOTAL12
Year 2, Summer
ANAT 740Readings in Contemporary Anatomy9
Total9
Year 2, Fall
ANAT 722Topics in Contemporary Anatomy1
ANAT 730Teaching Practicum in Gross Anatomy6
ANAT 731Teaching Practicum in History & Cell Biology*2
ID 740Statistical Methods in Research I3
TOTAL12
Year 2, Spring
ANAT 7221
ANAT 7401
ANAT 7311
ID 7143
Elective5
TOTAL11


* ANAT 733, Teaching Practicum in Neurobiology, may be taken rather than ANAT 731.

** Every other year students take ANAT 703, Seminar in Writing Biomedical Research Papers, instead of ANAT 722.