New in the Anatomical Record: Graphical Abstracts

The Anatomical Record, an official publication of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA), has announced that graphical abstracts may now be submitted alongside manuscripts.  “By offering authors the option to publish a graphical abstract alongside their written abstract, we hope to increase the visibility of our published papers and make the content more accessible to a general audience,” said Editor-in-Chief Heather F. Smith. A graphical … Continue reading New in the Anatomical Record: Graphical Abstracts

AAA Adresses Structural Racism, Questionable Ethics, and Complex History of Anatomical Sciences

PRESS RELEASE March 14, 2021 ROCKVILLE, MD – In a special issue of the journal The Anatomical Record published today, the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) is proactively addressing the complex, painful, and sometimes unethical history of the Anatomy discipline, including legacy anatomical collections, some of which have questionable ties to Nazi Germany, body snatchers in England, and slavery and segregation in the United States.  “For the first time, … Continue reading AAA Adresses Structural Racism, Questionable Ethics, and Complex History of Anatomical Sciences