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.

Anatomy Faculty & Staff

Anatomical Donations

Laboratory Safety Video

Dissection Tutorial Videos

How to Succeed in Anatomy


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)

Cardiovascular Radiology

Respiratory Sequence

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

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

Pulmonary Radiology

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)

GI Radiology

GI Supplementary Viscera Lectures

Reproductive Sequence

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

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

Reproductive Radiology

Neuroanatomy Sequence

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

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

Neuroanatomy Radiology

Musculoskeletal Sequence

Session 15: Bones, Joints and Movement (Self-Study)

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)

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Video Resources

Past Sessions