Cadaverless anatomy education is it possible today, and is it appropriate for a good training? In this article science journalist Bahar Gholipour explains advantages and drawbacks of the VR anatomy.
Anatomy education has been resistant to change for so long that Young and others see what is happening now as a sign of a possible historic transition. “We’re at the beginning of a paradigm shift, no question about that,” Young says. “That shift is going to take several years. But if you asked me how is anatomy education going to be done in a decade? It’s not going to be done with cadavers. That’s my prediction.”