Thursday, March 9, 2023

Anatomical Sciences Education with Jason Organ | TAPP 134

In Episode 134, Jason Organ, the new Editor-in-Chief of Anatomical Sciences Education (ASE). joins us for a chat about his vision for this popular journal for anatomy and physiology faculty. Ranging from specific goals to general—and insightful—observations about teaching A&P, you'll want to listen in to this thought-provoking discussion.

00:00 | Introduction

00:54 | Introducing Jason Organ & ASE

03:31 | Sponsored by AAA

03:56 | A New Vision for ASE

16:46 | Sponsored by HAPI

17:24 | Humanity in Teaching Human A&P

28:28 | Sponsored by HAPS

28:58 | Who Reads ASE?

35:42 | Staying Connected


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Introducing Jason Organ & ASE

2.5 minutes

Let's meet our guest. Even if you know Jason Organ already, you may not know all of this about him!

★ New Editor-in-Chief Selected for Anatomical Sciences Education (announcement in Anatomy Now)
★ Anatomical Sciences Education (ASE)
★ Jason Organ, PhD - Indiana University School of Medicine (faculty page)
★ PLOS SciComm (Jason's blog at the Public Library of Science)
★ Science Night podcast (Episode 3 with Jason Organ)

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Anatomical Sciences Education with Jason Organ | TAPP 134


Sponsored by AAA

22 seconds

A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at

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Captioned audiogram 

Anatomical Sciences Education is part of AAA membership.

Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!

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A New Vision for ASE

13 minutes

Jason Organ talks about his vision for ASE moving forward.

★ Anatomical Sciences Education (ASE)
★ The Nazi Anatomists: A Conversation with Aaron Fried | Episode 30 (discusses some of the ethical issues surrounding Nazi anatomy)
★ The Clara cell: a “Third Reich eponym”? (article on the terminology issue discussed in this segment)


Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

34 seconds

The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out!

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Humanity in Teaching Human A&P

11 minutes

The problematic history of eponyms and progress in inclusiveness in anatomy get us started on a discussion of the value of an interdisciplary approach to teaching A&P.

★ What are the benefits of interdisciplinary study? (article from OpenLearn summarizing why students benefit from thinking across multiple disciplines)
★ Teaching vulval anatomy in the twenty-first century: The Australian experience (the recent ASE article mentioned in this segment)
★ Early View (collection of pre-publication articles in ASE)
★ Browse a sample issue of ASE


Sponsored by HAPS

27 seconds

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings!

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Who Reads ASE?

6.5 minutes

Jason talks about the expanding audience of ASE. It turns out that YOU can benefit from browsing and reading ASE!

★ Join AAA (take a look at membership options that include a subscription to ASE)



Guest: Dr. Jason Organ

Production: Aileen Park (announcer), Andrés Rodriguez (theme composer,  recording artist), team (transcription), Kevin Patton (writer, editor, producer, host)



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