Brain Stem
Brain Stem

Brain Stem

by Craig Canby, PhD

What are the components of the brain stem? What do the anterior and posterior surfaces look like? What are the most common brain-stem lesions?

Prof. Craig Canby and Lecturio provide you with the knowledge you need to know about the brain stem knowledge necessary to pass your USMLE Step 1. Learn about:

  • Midbrain, Pons and Medulla Oblongata
  • The arterial supply
  • Different typical brain-stem-lesions, such as medial and lateral medullary syndrome

Many quiz questions will help you prove your knowledge. Attached topic reviews can be used as additional learning material and complete your USMLE exam preparation.

Course Details

  • Videos 12
  • Duration 0:43 h
  • Quiz questions 25
  • Articles 4


Your Educators of course Brain Stem

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

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very clear, precise, clinical oriented.
By Alberto B. on 16. October 2020 for Brain Stem

it is very clear, precise, clinical oriented. Also the exposure of the subject is very high quality.

I like it.
By andre g. on 21. August 2020 for Brain Stem

I have enjoyed hearing these videos, the explanation which have been offered looking for me very interesting to walking through on view to understanding it.

By Anya M. on 18. April 2020 for Brain Stem

it was very well explained and easy to understand Thanks

good summary and clear presentation
By Lan W. on 20. January 2019 for Brain Stem Components: Midbrain, Pons and Medulla Oblongata

good summary and clear presentation with those details are often missed in other review lectures. Good job.