COAHEC Anatomy and Discourse on Arts, Values, Ethics, and Respect in Science (C.A.D.A.V.E.R.S.)

CADAVERS is a Colorado Area Health Education Center (COAHEC) outreach program that provides opportunities for high school students to experience anatomy in a medical university setting with lecture and gross anatomy labs with a focus on reaching underrepresented and underprivileged students from all Colorado regions interested in health sciences and healthcare education.

This four-hour program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU AMC) in Aurora, Colorado will offer students the opportunity to:

  • Discover the connections between medicine, history, and the arts,
  • Study the human entity from a cell to organ to system to body (HS-S.2-GLE1),
  • Be exposed to the ethical and respectful use of a human body in learning and education,
  • Use state of the art anatomical structures and technology available at CU AMC,
  • Explore the human body from a microscopic to a macroscopic level, and (HS-S.2-GLE2),
  • Understand the ethics behind anatomical education.

Elements of this program can satisfy the noted Colorado Academic Standards for Science

Science HS - 2020 Colorado Academic Standards

The following dates are available to reserve for your session. More sessions will be added for the upcoming Spring Semester.

Funding for Title I schools is available

Teachers and administrators, please submit the interest form below.

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ALL sessions have been booked for Fall 2023

We will update the dates for the Spring sessions in December