The Second Beat of our series of virtual conferences this year takes place on 9th September 2020. The theme for this second webinar is anatomy education and body donation. We will have plenary speakers followed by e-poster presentations.

Our speakers for this event are: 

  • Professor Gabrielle Finn, Professor of Medical Education and Vice-Dean for Teaching, Learning and Students at the University of Manchester. She will present her thoughts on "The changes in anatomy education in response to the COVID pandemic". 
  • Dr. Amanda Hunter, Director of the Anatomy Centre, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford.  She will present her thoughts on "Body donation and specimen handling in light of the COVID crisis".

We are welcoming abstracts particularly on themes related to anatomy education but will also welcome abstracts related to clinical anatomy also. Please find further details on abstract format and submission below.

Submit an Abstract 

Submit an abstract for e-poster presentation. Please read the abstract submission guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract.

Abstracts must be submitted through the link below by 17.00 hrs BST, Monday 27th July 2020.

The deadline has now passed and abstracts cannot be submitted for this meeting.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please read the abstract submission guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract.

Abstract submission guidelines


Registration for the event is now open.

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Special thanks to our sponsors

3B Scientific

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4D Interactive Anatomy

4D Interactive Anatomy combines the advantages of digital tools with real cadaver dissections. Tilt, rotate, and dissect specimens online, captured layer-by-layer with our novel scanning technology. The platform is easy-to-use - log in from your browser, no software download needed. Simultaneous access for hundreds of students is set up in a few seconds. If you are looking for an alternative to the dissection lab or an online extension to it, write us an email at [email protected] for a live demonstration.

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More information is available on the Wolters Kluwer website.

Adam, Rouilly

Adam,Rouilly offers the complete collection of fine SOMSO® Anatomical Models, the only ones we have supplied since 1927.

SOMSO®’s philosophy is “Nature is Our Model”. Each SOMSO® model demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of accuracy and is produced in close co-operation with established academics.

Adam,Rouilly prides itself in offering customers a personal service to ensure that the selection of SOMSO®models is appropriate for both the institution and academic course content.

All models are assembled and painted entirely by hand with stringent quality controls which maintain workmanship and accuracy. Models come with a full five year warranty which forms part of the renowned Adam,Rouilly after-sales service.

Please contact us at [email protected] and we will be happy to discuss your training requirements.

Anatomy & Medical Online Learning Resources from McGraw Hill

McGraw Hill provides comprehensive online learning resources with authoritative, trusted, and up-to-date knowledge from the best minds in medicine. 

  • AccessMedicine offers landmark titles and a unique collection of multimedia videos, patient safety modules, self-assessment, audio files, and animations. 
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Please contact us at [email protected] and we will be happy to arrange a demo of any of our platforms for you.


TolTech (Touch of Life Technologies) provides cutting edge educational solutions, for healthcare students and professionals. Through a broad range of software and hardware solutions, TolTech allows users to expand the learning experience in and out of the lab. TolTech software is built on real anatomy from the National Library of Medicine’s Visible Human Project ® TolTech makes it easy to take your lab completely virtual or hybrid with innovative software such as VH Dissector Pro and hardware tools such as the Sectra Table or Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality devices. Contact us today for a free consultation on how to incorporate virtual anatomy instruction at your institution.

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