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You Can Be A Doctor:

Introduction to Anatomy

Are you a senior high school student with a keen interest in pursuing a career in medicine? Are you curious about the intricacies of the human body and eager to explore the fascinating world of anatomy? If so, you're in the right place!

About the Event

Our online Introduction to Anatomy event is aimed at senior high school students (S4/S5) interested in applying to medicine. 

Through a combination of lectures and interactive workshops, delve into the world of anatomy - the different parts of our body, how we're put together, and how we function. 

Key Details




3 online evening sessions spread over 2 weeks




60 pupils


Lectures, workshops, problem based learning

What to Expect

  • Expert Insights: Gain a comprehensive understanding of anatomy from Anatomists at the University of Edinburgh, who will provide an in-depth introduction and explore the history of this vital field.

  • Interactive Learning: Dive into the world of anatomy through a dynamic, workshop-style event spanning 1-2 weeks. You'll have the opportunity to explore anatomy firsthand and build essential knowledge.

  • Collaborative Exploration: Work in groups, akin to a Problem-Based Learning (PBL) format, to investigate and delve deeper into specific organs or body systems, fostering teamwork and critical thinking.

  • Showcase Your Expertise: Put your newfound knowledge to the test by creating a piece of work to present to your peers and the University's own anatomy department, solidifying your understanding of anatomy.

Event Highlights

Begin with an insightful introductory session led by Anatomists from the University of Edinburgh. This session will delve into the core principles of anatomy and provide historical context.

Participate in 1-2 weeks of interactive workshops designed to deepen your understanding of anatomy through hands-on learning.

Experience collaborative learning within a Problem-Based Learning (PBL)-like structure, working in groups to explore specific organs and body systems.

Benefit from mentorship by current medical students who offer practical insights into the study of anatomy.

As a culmination, create and present a project to showcase your newfound knowledge to peers and the University's anatomy department. This format promotes experiential learning and teamwork, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the world of anatomy.

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