MD - Gross Anatomy (GANT)

MD - Gross Anatomy (GANT)

GANT 1008  Gross Anatomy  (8 Credit Hours)  

GANT 1111  Gross Anatomy Summer Course  (8 Credit Hours)  

GANT 5005  Teaching Medical Gross Anatomy  (1 Credit Hour)  

Students will serve as a teaching assistants in gross anatomy. Each student will assist a faculty member in the laboratory.

GANT 5006  Teaching Medical Histology  (1 Credit Hour)  

Students will serve as teaching assistants in the Medical Histology course and will gain hands-on teaching experience in small group facilitation and presentation.

GANT 5007  MS Elective  (1 Credit Hour)  

GANT 5008  Medical Mandarin I  (1 Credit Hour)  

6 week-long course dedicated to learning and improving medical Mandarin speaking skills. Class will involve students learning medical vocabulary, going over clinical cases, applying vocabulary in mock patient interview situations, and improving cultural competence in medical encounters.

GANT 5009  Medical Mandarin II  (1 Credit Hour)  

7 week-long course dedicated to learning and improving medical Mandarin speaking skills. Class will involve students learning medical vocabulary, going over clinical cases, applying vocabulary in mock patient interview situations, and improving cultural competence in medical encounters.

GANT 5010  China Summer Mission Trip  (1 Credit Hour)  

4 week-long mission trip dedicated to learning about an alternative healthcare systems in both rural and urbanized China. Students will be engaged in clinical encounters, improving cultural competency, navigating language barriers. When not on rotation, students will be able to experience the local culture and partake in excursions.

GANT 5011  Spirituality in Medicine  (1 Credit Hour)  

Interested in learning more about the different religions and cultures of New Orleans and their views on medicine, death and disease? Want to know how this can help you provide better health services to your patients? This elective will develop your understanding of a wide variety of religions and cultural views on health care, including such faith practices as Islam, Voodoo, Buddhism, and local Vietnamese culture. Through this elective, you will become a more sensitive and compassionate physician to those of differing faith practices and cultural traditions.

GANT 5012  Leadership in Healthcare I  (1 Credit Hour)  

To confront the challenges facing modern health care, experts and organizations are calling for an increase in physician leadership capabilities.1-4 The Institute of Medicine describes a need to ‘‘develop leaders at all levels who can manage the organizational and systems changes necessary to improve health...’’. 6 The mission statement of the Tulane University School of Medicine states "...to deliver the highest quality patient care and prepare the next generation of distinguished clinical and scientific leaders". To meet this need, two consecutive preclinical electives, Leadership in Health Care I and II, will engage with leadership topics starting early in the preclinical stages of training. This course will be guided by the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership revealed by studying the times when leaders performed at their personal best.8 The five practices of exemplary leadership align with three major leadership theories: transformational, situational, and servant leadership.9 Each has features that align with expressed beliefs about physician leadership. Students will engage in seminars with leaders to learn to utilize these 5 practices in their own leadership opportunities. This is an experiential course based on participation and student interaction.

GANT 5013  Leadership in Healthcare II  (1 Credit Hour)  

To confront the challenges facing modern health care, experts and organizations are calling for an increase in physician leadership capabilities.1-4 The Institute of Medicine describes a need to ‘‘develop leaders at all levels who can manage the organizational and systems changes necessary to improve health...’’. 6 The mission statement of the Tulane University School of Medicine states "...to deliver the highest quality patient care and prepare the next generation of distinguished clinical and scientific leaders". To meet this need, two consecutive preclinical electives, Leadership in Health Care I and II, will engage with leadership topics starting early in the preclinical stages of training. This course will be guided by the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership revealed by studying the times when leaders performed at their personal best.8 The five practices of exemplary leadership align with three major leadership theories: transformational, situational, and servant leadership.9 Each has features that align with expressed beliefs about physician leadership. Students will engage in seminars with leaders to learn to utilize these 5 practices in their own leadership opportunities. This is an experiential course based on participation and student interaction.

GANT 5500  Advanced Gross Anatomy  (1 Credit Hour)  

Individual projects of dissection by advanced medical and graduate students. Enrollment may be limited by the availability of cadavers. No final examination.

GANT 5540  Anatomy and Med Ed Research  (1 Credit Hour)  

Students participate with a member of the faculty in an ongoing research program as a means of learning research principles and techniques. In addition, reading assignments from original literature will be made and if results warrant, a publication should develop from the work. No final exam.