Now in its fifth year, the SOAR (Summer Opportunities in Anatomy Research) program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center provides undergraduate students the opportunity to gain research, education, and outreach experience in the anatomical sciences. Funded by the AAA’s Innovations Program and a NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates award, the 10-week internship program specifically targets undergraduate populations that do not share a campus with a graduate anatomy program or … Continue reading Apply Now for Summer Opportunities in Anatomy Research
In just two years, the Virtual Dissection Database (VDD) has proven to be an invaluable resource for anatomists around the world. However, even the VDD founders could not have imagined the impact the database would have on teaching in one particular country. “The majority of users are from U.S. which makes sense,” said VDD co-principal Matthew Vilburn of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. “But … Continue reading AAA Resources: An Update on the Virtual Dissection Database
As mid-career women in academia, Rebecca Lufler, Associate Professor of Medical Education at Tufts University School of Medicine and Eustathia Lela Giannaris, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School say they have both benefited from participation in leadership development programs. That’s why Lufler and Giannaris created the Developing and Elevating Leaders with Tools for Advancement (DELTA), one of the … Continue reading AAA Members: Apply Now for the DELTA Program
January is Mentoring Month and AAA is proud to support mentors and mentees through programs like: The Anatomy Scholars Program — The Anatomy Scholars Program (ASP) aims to build a robust and supportive peer-to-peer community to increase the retention of Underrepresented Minorities (URM) in STEM in academia who reside in the US and Canada. The DELTA Program — Developing and Elevating Leaders with Tools for … Continue reading Make a Difference. Be a Mentor.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 12, 2023 – The American Association for Anatomy (AAA) has funded Innovation Grants for two programs: Anatomy Nights and The Anato-Bee. This year’s awards totaled $75,000. Anatomy Nights was founded in 2018; it is an event format that brings the fundamental practice of dissection (non-human) into the public sphere and ensures that anatomists are involved in public engagement presentations about the … Continue reading American Association For Anatomy Announces Innovation Grants
Paul Vaughan joined AAA this past October to be the new Awards Program Manager, taking over for Kelly Cox as she transitioned to a new role within the organization. Paul comes to AAA from the North Carolina Bar Foundation where he managed their Endowment’s grantmaking process and civic education programming. With more than eight years’ experience in making grants and awards for community organizations and … Continue reading Meet AAA Awards Manager, Paul Vaughan