Story: Health practitioners

Medical students in the dissecting room

The Otago School of Medicine in Dunedin is one of the last teaching institutions in the world where students spend a lot of time dissecting human bodies. The students work on the same body, which has been donated for this purpose, for two years.

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Reference: Donated to science: humanity is more than skin deep. Producers, Paul Trotman and Helen Nicolson; director, Paul Trotman. Dunedin: PRN Films, 2010.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Medical practitioners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28321/medical-students-in-the-dissecting-room (accessed 12 July 2020)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018