Academics

Gross Anatomy Boot Camp

LMU-DCOM offers a three-week intensive anatomy course to incoming osteopathic medical students. The course is designed for incoming first-year osteopathic Gross Anatomymedical students who wish to start learning Gross Anatomy prior to the start of school. During the three-week course, students will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. with a test over the previous day's material. Each test is cumulative to encouraged long-term mastery of medical gross anatomy. Course material will be presented through small group discussions and time in the LMU-DCOM anatomy lab. There will be a heavy emphasis on the clinical aspects of anatomy so that the student can equate various physical signs and symptoms with anatomical pathology. The class day concludes at 4 p.m. each day.

The course will be taught by Dr. Jonathan Leo, professor of neuroanatomy and associate dean of students, and Dr. Natalie Shirley, associate professor of anatomy. The course is limited to the first 80 applicants from the incoming osteopathic medical students first-year class or MS students in anatomical sciences or biomedical professions. A $50 non-refundable deposit must be included with the application. Campus housing will be available during the course period. The 2015 class begins July 6, 2015, and concludes on July 24, 2015.

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LMU-DCOM Admissions Office
phone: 1.800.325.0900 ext. 7090
email: dcomadmissions@lmunet.edu
fax: 423.869.7172