Senior Elective Catalog: 2018-2019
All visiting student elective applications must be submitted through VSAS.
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Anatomy Senior Elective -- ANAT8112S410
Your transcript will read as follows: Anatomy - 2 weeks -- ANAT8112S410
Duration: 2 weeks   Drexel University College of Medicine
Course Type: Teaching, Non-Patient Care   Dennis M. De Pace, Ph.D. - Course Director(s)
Number of Students per Block: 6   2900 Queen Lane  [MAP]
Room 260
Philadelphia, PA    19129
Block(s) not offered: -1, 2, 3, 4a, 7, 10a, 11, 12-
Will accept visiting students: Yes
Detailed course description & schedule: Neurobiology Web Site
NOTES: Neurobiology Web Site
Educational Information
Supporting Faculty: Drs. Smith, Goldman, Himes, Hirsch, T. Connors
Course Description: Advanced Anatomical dissection for seniors who anticipate careers in one of the surgical subspecialties. Blocks Not Offered: 1, 5b, 6a, 7a, 8a, 9b,10a and 11b Break - 6/19 - 6/30 - Not Offered Block 7b - Abdomen Block 2a - Back & Upper Limb Block 8b - Abdomen/Pelvis Block 2b - Upper Limb Block 9a - Pelvis/Lower Limb Block 3a - Lower Limb Block 10b - Lower Limb/Back Block 3b - Thorax & Abdomen Block 11a - Head & Neck Block 4a - Pelvis & Perineum Block 4b - Head & Neck Block 5a - Thorax Block 6b - Thorax
Specific Goals: Students will complete an assigned dissection. They will also participate in lab sessions with first year students as appropriate. Students are also required to submit a short paper on a clinical/anatomic topic of their interest.
Specific Objectives:
Learning Resources: Faculty, texts and cadaver material. Models and prosections
How Clinical Skills and Competencies will be Evaluated
Evaluator: Dr. Dennis De Pace
Skills Assessed:
Process: Oral presentation of the dissection and written paper.
Method of Grading: Standard Drexel University College of Medicine Senior Evaluation Form; 2-week rotations will be graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading system.
Feedback to Students: Students will receive feedback at midpoint of rotation (verbal) and end of rotation (verbal & written) in accordance with DUCOM policy.
Other Information
Students Report to: Dr. De Pace, Room 260 of the Queen Lane Campus
Special Requirements / Night Call: students may not take more than one 2 week rotation
Room / Board:
  For further information on the content of this course, please contact:
Dr. De Pace      (215) 991-8475