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

Feb
19
Fri
2016
4:30 pm MSOP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
MSOP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on February 19, 2016 which will take place at Loyola University of Chicago. We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the[...]
Feb
20
Sat
2016
8:30 am POP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
POP – Maywood, IL @ Loyola University of Chicago
Feb 20 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Maywood, IL, which will take place at Loyola University of Chicago on February 20, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school[...]
Mar
2
Wed
2016
8:00 am MSOP – Orlando, FL @ AAOS Annual Meeting 2016
MSOP – Orlando, FL @ AAOS Annual Meeting 2016
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program on March 2, 2016 which will take place at the AAOS Annual Meeting at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. We will be holding our[...]
Mar
5
Sat
2016
8:30 am POP – Orlando, FL @ Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
POP – Orlando, FL @ Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Orlando, FL, which will take place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort on March 5, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
Mar
12
Sat
2016
8:30 am POP – Fargo, ND @ North Dakota State University
POP – Fargo, ND @ North Dakota State University
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Fargo, ND, which will take place at North Dakota State University on March 12, 2016. We will be holding our POP event for high school students[...]
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