Submit an Application or Nomination for These Awards by September 30, 2022!

The American Association for Anatomy’s awards program is one of the broadest in the industry. The members-only program bestows more than $350,000 in awards, research grants and scholarships each year. In fact, one in 10 members receives an award, scholarship or grant every year. Many recipients go on to achieve significant success in their careers.  Learn more about the awards below and read about the … Continue reading Submit an Application or Nomination for These Awards by September 30, 2022!

Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Join us on October 6, 2022 for a free webinar on the interplay between the central nervous system (CNS) and its vital support structures, the meninges and the brain vasculature. This event features Dr. Julie Siegenthaler, Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics Section of Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus. The meninges surround the brain and spinal cord providing a … Continue reading Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Anatomist Works to Make Models More Diverse

When anatomy lecturer Siobahn Moyes struggled to find high-quality diverse anatomy models on the market, she did something about it. “Post lockdown and after the international campaign for Black Lives Matter, noticing the lack of diversity in our anatomy resources was a real shock for me,” said Moyes, a faculty member at England’s University of Plymouth Peninsula Medical School. “Ultimately our students are going to … Continue reading Anatomist Works to Make Models More Diverse

Apply to graduate programs in STEM

Understanding the process, tips and suggestions There are a lot of steps to applying to graduate school, but that doesn’t mean it has to be complicated. Join Andrew Cale, M.S., a Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University School of Medicine and member of the AAA Board of Directors, and Amberly Reynolds, Ph.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Rocky Vista University, as they discuss the process … Continue reading Apply to graduate programs in STEM

More Than a Name: Decolonizing Anatomical History

By Sheryll Poe | September 14, 2022 Black in Anatomy is tackling anatomy’s colonial history, in particular, eponyms with a series on Twitter and in the group’s newsletter. Erin Marie Williams-Hatala of Chatham University is leading the #DecolonizingTheBody series, which seeks to educate and change the terminology used in anatomy. For example, one of the first tweets provides the history of the female reproductive structure … Continue reading More Than a Name: Decolonizing Anatomical History