Division of Anatomy / Graduate Courses

The Division of Anatomy offers the following graduate courses through the Institute of Medical Science. For information about and/or enrolment in any of these courses, please contact:

Institute of Medical Science
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2374
University of Toronto

MSC1001Y Human Anatomy (including Embryology)
Instructor: Dr. Anne Agur

The course focuses on gross anatomy of the human body taught from a regional viewpoint. The course includes 9 hours of lectures and 122 hours of laboratories involving human dissection. Clinical anatomy is included.

MSC1008Y Advanced Human Embryology and Teratology (currently suspended)
Instructor: Dr. Danielle Bentley

This course focuses on human embryology from fertilization to the end of the fetal period. Topics include; current concepts in mammalian morphogenesis applied to the development of various organ systems; the principles of teratology; mechanisms of malformation and the etiology and pathogenesis of some of the more common human congenital abnormalities. Evaluation is based on the results of two written examinations and one term paper.

MSC6000H Special Topics in Anatomy
Instructor: Graduate Faculty in Anatomy  

The course is designed for topics that are of interest to one or more faculty members. Student(s) usually meet weekly to read, criticize and discuss current literature in the field and prepare assignments. Other course requirements can be included in the assessment. Students are evaluated on the basis of their performance in class and on written work. It is the responsibility of the student and instructor to prepare a course outline, grading scheme, etc. (half course offered in both terms.)

MSC2012 Neuroanatomy for Visual Communication
Instructor: Dr. Tania Alexson   

On completion of the course the student will have a three-dimensional concept of the human nervous system and be able to relate neuroanatomical structure with function. The applied visualization assignment will enhance student’s scientific knowledge of the nervous system; problem-solving ability, presentation skills, time-management and rendering skills; while conforming to set criteria for publication.