Organizing Bones…

 

 

Felicia gets to work… those femurs aren’t going to catalog themselves!

Earlier in the month, Dr. Jenni flew back to the San Francisco office for some needed organization time.  While she was there, we received a giant shipment of bones!

The Perry Initiative is able to stock its hands-on curriculum using generous donations from SawBones!  This company sells anatomical models for a whole host of learning and training activities worldwide.

Nadia uses the band saw to cut bones in half

Every time we get a donation, there’s a lot of sorting and packaging to be done! At first, our intern, Felicia, and Program Specialist, Katrina, attacked the pile with zeal, sorting the bones by type and cutting some into pieces.  Sometimes a module just uses the proximal section of the bone… sometimes, just the distal!

Felicia is all tuckered out…

But as with any job… sometimes you just a hit a wall.  Or floor.  Or bottom stair.

Thanks for all your hard work, Nadia and Felicia!

 

Upcoming Events

May
30
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Miami, FL @ Mercy Hospital
POP – Miami, FL @ Mercy Hospital
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Miami, FL which will take place at Mercy Hospital on May  30, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Jul
25
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
POP – Sacramento, CA @ Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Sacramento, CA, which will take place at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California on July 25, 2015. We will be holding our POP event[...]
Aug
8
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
POP – San Jose, CA @ Stryker Endoscopy
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in San Jose, CA, which will take place at Stryker Endoscopy on August 8, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
Sep
12
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
POP – Phoenix, AZ @ Mayo Clinic Arizona
Sep 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Phoenix, AZ, which will take place at Mayo Clinic Arizona on September 12, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
Sep
19
Sat
2015
8:30 am POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
POP – Newark, DE @ University of Delaware
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Newark, DE, on the University of Delaware Campus on September 19th, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]

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