Anatomy Education Festival Final Symposium

Links to join the final symposium of this year! Attend the closing Anatomy Education Symposium on 15 December 2021. The symposium has two different sessions spread across the day to accommodate a few time zones. We would be delighted if you would join us for one or both. To join: Session 1 @ 4.00UTC use […]

Read More
Next IFAA Congress: Istanbul / Turkey 2022

The 20th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomistswill be held in Istanbul, Turkey, entirely ONLINE - 5th – 7th August 2022.  The 20th IFAA Congress ( Registration and abstract submission is now OPEN.Early bird registration deadline: 22nd April 2022Abstract submission deadline: 4th June 2022

Read More
2021 Annual Reports from the IFAA Treasurer, College of Representatives and Federative International Programmes and Committees and other Portfolio holders

Treasurer’s report: Tom Gest As of January 9, 2022, the IFAA banking account had $40,103.17, an increase from $34,768.65, which was the balance of the IFAA account in November 2020.  We have established a business banking account at Chase Bank and closed the previous IFAA account at Trustmark. The move to Chase Bank provides the […]

Read More
Public dissection of a body donor

As members of an international anatomical ethics committee (FICEM of IFAA), we strongly condemn the recent public dissection of a body donor in the United States (reference). This disrespectful and unethical use of this deceased individual for the entertainment of the paying public is reprehensible. There does not appear to be any educational component to […]

Read More
IFAA Statement on COVID-19 and body Donors

Human dissection has long been the ‘gold standard’ for teaching and research in the anatomical sciences. Anatomists rely on the altruism of individuals to donate their bodies so that health sciences professionals in training can continue to be privileged by experiencing the structural details of the human body. We thus continue to be extremely grateful […]

Read More
IFAA President's Emergent Anatomists Programme

The IFAA President's Emergent Antomists Programme will be hosting a Workshop for Emergent Anatomists* on Introduction to Scientific Writing. Date: Wednesday 25th AugustTime: 11h00-14h00 (GMT+2) Register early to ensure you book your place!

Read More
Message from the Portuguese Anatomical Society (SAP|AAP) and the IFAA

The Portuguese Anatomical Society (AAP/SAP) and the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA) mourn the demise of Emeritus Professor José António Esperança Pina, who died on 21 October of 2020. Professor Esperança Pina was Professor and Chairman of Anatomy and of Deontology, Bioethics and Medical Law at the NOVA Medical School / Faculdade de […]

Read More
Advertisement from The Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa) is looking to appoint a new Head of School of Anatomical Sciences. Please read the advertisement here .

Read More
Message from the Anatomische Gesellschaft

The Anatomische Gesellschaft mourns the passing of its highly esteemed member Professor Emeritus Karl Zilles, who died on 26 April 2020 after a long and serious illness. Karl Zilles was director of the Institute of Anatomy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf for many years, later of the Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics and finally of the Institute […]

Read More
The Proceedings of the 19th IFAA Congress (London 2019) have been published

Proceedings of the 19th IFAA Congress, 9th-11th August 2019, London, UK Abstracts of the presentations made at the 19th IFAA Congress have now been published in the Journal of Anatomy.  They are available Open Access online (Volume 236, supplement1) and can be accessed via Wiley Online Library (WOL) or directly via:​20/236/S1 Professor D. Ceri […]

Read More


International Federation of Associations of Anatomists

Web design and maintenance by michaelnissen IT