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First Year Medical Anatomy: Foundations of Anatomy

These pages serve U-M Foundational Anatomy, a component of the Scientific Trunk of the M1 curriculum. Foundational Anatomy provides medical students with the necessary background in anatomy for success in clerkships.


2018-2019 Resources

Foundations for Diagnostics and Therapeutics

        Session 1: Basic Body Plans and Patterns (10/11 - Team 1)

        Session 2: Deep Back and Spinal Cord (10/16 - Team 2)

Cardiology Sequence

        Session 3: Superior Mediastinum and Root of Neck (10/23 - Team 1)

        Session 4: Heart (10/24 - Team 2)


Respiratory Sequence 

        Session 5: Lungs and Ventilation Pathway (11/13 - Team 1)

        Session 6: Posterior Mediastinum (11/14 - Team 2)


Renal Sequence 

        Session 7: Kidneys and Urinary System  (12/7 - Both teams)

        Renal Radiology

Gastrointestinal Sequence 

        Session 8: Abdominal Wall, Peritoneum and Intestines (1/15 - Team 1)

        Session 9: Stomach, Liver and Spleen (1/22 - Team 2)

        Session 10: Duodenum, Pancreas and Abdominal Aorta (1/29 - Team 1)

Reproductive Sequence

        Session 11: Pelvic Cavity (2/26 - Team 2)

        Session 12: Perineum (2/27 - Team 1)

Neuroanatomy Sequence

        Session 13: Cranial Cavity and Brain (3/22 - Both Teams)

        Session 14: Brachial Plexus (4/9 - Both Teams)

Musculoskeletal Sequence

        Session 15: Bones, Joints and Movement (Self-Study; Assessment on Canvas)

        Session 16: Overview of Upper Limb (4/16 - Team 1)

        Session 17: Overview of Lower Limb (4/18 - Team 2)

        Session 18: Shoulder and Brachial Plexus (4/23 - Team 2)

        Session 19: Lumbar Spine, Hip and Knee (4/25 - Team 1)

        Session 20: Wrist, Hand and Foot (4/30 - Team 2)