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
  • Concept Pages 5


Your Educators of course Brain Stem

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is a Professor of Anatomy and the Associate Dean for Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, Iowa, USA.
He obtained his PhD in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
For his achievements in teaching and research, he received various awards such as the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the prestigious Hancher-Finkbine Medallion.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Canby teaches courses on Anatomy.

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Brain Structures
By Deborah H. on 04. September 2021 for Brain Stem

It is the best class on brain structures I've had to date. However, what this and all the other reviews lack is better terms to more deliberately, precisely and succinctly REMIND the students of where each structure is and it's function EACH TIME it is discussed. The brain has ALOT of structures and respective functions that need to be understood and memorized. So that type of repetition would just be really helpful.

Excelent teaching
By juan q. on 01. September 2021 for Brain Stem

Amazing explanation with the proffessor Good research on many topics

bad lecture
By .l ;. on 06. June 2021 for Brain Stem Components: Midbrain, Pons and Medulla Oblongata

doesnt contain all the information necessary for this topic to be fully understood

Brain Stem by Craig Canby, PhD.
By Gulbanu S. on 16. May 2021 for Brain Stem

yes another great topic i absolutely enjoyed it . Many thanks indeed.