The Use of Creative Projects in a Gross Anatomy Class

Shapiro, Johanna; Nguyen, Vincent; Mourra, Sarah; Ross, Marianne; Thai, Trung; Leonard, Robert

Medical students often describe the gross anatomy course as both stressful and a rite of passage. Research differs as to whether the stress it engenders is significant or transitory. This qualitative study of first year anatomy student reports on the use of optional creative projects to promote reflection and reduce stress.

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Coding Sheets/Follow-up Interview

Interview Questions: Anatomy Creative Projects

Anatomy Project – Preliminary Coding Categories

Anatomy Projects – Comments