Gastrointestinal Gross Anatomy

Gastrointestinal Gross Anatomy

by Craig Canby, PhD, James Pickering, PhD

How well have you digested the topic of gastrointestinal anatomy?

Learn all about the anatomy of the abdominal wall, the peritoneum, the portal system, and much more. Review your knowledge with high-yield quiz questions and deepen your medical skills with topic reviews for each lecture.

Course Details

  • Videos 89
  • Duration 5:50 h
  • Quiz questions 235
  • Articles 14


Your Educators of course Gastrointestinal Gross Anatomy

 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.

 James Pickering, PhD

James Pickering, PhD

Dr. James Pickering did his Ph.D. at the University of Leeds where he currently works as Associate Professor in Anatomy. He has made various publications on the human anatomy, such as "Access Anatomy: Abdomen", and is heavily involved in the delivery of anatomy teaching to medical, dental and intercalating students.

He regularly uses various modern learning tools to a great extent and was therefore rewarded as "The Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2014" and "Learning Technologist of the Year 2014" by the Association of Learning Technologists. Additionally, he also received the "University of Leeds Teaching Award".

Amongst others, he currently researches contemporary methods of learning, e. g. the use of blended learning resources on student engagement and assessment, or the screencast as a method of consolidation as well as revision.

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By Anh V. on 01. July 2021 for Inguinal Hernias โ€“ Inguinal Region

This lecture is really so cool. He made it very clear. I had learned in a Vietnamese lecture but still didn't get it for a long long time. And now I feel everything is clear

made life easier
By Reginald I. on 27. May 2021 for Overview โ€“ Anterolateral Abdominal Wall

he explained the layers very clear and understandable. Thanks a lot.

Great explanation for audiovisual learnerns
By Cleon Odane T. on 15. May 2021 for Abdominal Cavity โ€“ Peritoneum

I truly enjoyed how he explained with words while simultaneously drawing on the pictogram to actually give us a step by step visual of what he was talking about.

By Nihan A. on 12. May 2021 for Rectus Sheath I โ€“ Anterolateral Abdominal Wall

Clear explanation and high class demonstrations made me learn this topic easily. Thank you very much Dr James!