Dear GATE 2020 registrants, It has become evident that the situation with COVID-19 will be a prolonged event. Due to the severity of the virus, the need for physical distancing, and current UAB guidelines, GATE 2020 has been CANCELED from July 15-17. We are disappointed with this outcome but believe it to be in everyone’s best interest. We have rescheduled GATE to occur from July 14-16 on the lower limb. We hope to see you at GATE next year! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

GATE 2020 – Lower Limb Review

L:\UAB Education\GATE\GATE Logo.jpgThe UAB Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology (CDIB), in conjunction with the Department of Medical Education, announces a professional development course in human gross anatomy with complete dissection for current and future high school and collegiate anatomy educators. This 3-day course includes lectures and complete dissection of the lower limb.

Learning Objectives

  1. Conduct a complete cadaveric dissection of the lower limb.
  2. Identify the major sections/regions of the lower limb.
  3. Describe the attachments and innervations of the muscles of the lower limb.
  4. Relate the gross anatomy of the lower limb to common medical illnesses that may be of interest to future health professionals.

Who should attend?

Dissection of the human body is a privilege that is often restricted to medical and/or students enrolled in health professions. Many anatomy educators at the high school or undergraduate level never get the opportunity to see and touch the actual human anatomy that they are teaching. We designed this course to provide that opportunity, specifically for current high school biology/anatomy teachers and undergraduate anatomy faculty at 2- and 4-year colleges and universities. We encourage graduate students and post-docs who plan to teach anatomy at either the secondary or the collegiate level to attend as well as graduate students from both the biomedical science departments and the School of Education.