holoanatomy news

The IC Featured in Educause Review

The IC’s work on mixed reality education was featured in an article by CWRU CIO Sue Workman that appeared in Educause. The article focuses on how the technology and the ability to interact with 3D holograms—while also seeing instructors and classmates—provided extraordinary learning opportunities to advance the study of anatomy.  The Microsoft HoloLens allows wearers…

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HoloAnatomy Featured in EdSurge

The IC’s work on the HoloAnatomy® Software Suite was featured in a recent EdSurge article. When CWRU launches a new health education campus with the Cleveland Clinic next year, one feature will be conspicuously absent. There will be no place for cadavers.  First-year medical students will still get to take part in conventional dissections through…

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HoloAnatomy App Featured at Naming Event for the New Health Education Building

The Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University will name the centerpiece of their new $515-million health education campus the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion. The 485,000-square-foot facility is part of an 11-acre health education campus between Euclid and Chester avenues that is set to open in summer 2019. The Samson Pavilion will bring together…

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Study Results on Cadaveric Dissection vs. Holographic Module published in FASEB

The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) published the results of our study on the educational outcomes and overall impressions of medical students learning through our holographic model as compared with traditional cadaveric dissection. Our results show that scores on the comprehension‐based questions significantly improved more after the holographic module…

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HoloAnatomy App Featured in Microsoft Winter Olympics Commercial

A very fast clip of the IC’s HoloAnatomy® App is featured in a new Microsoft advertisement that aired during the Winter Olympic Games. The piece is narrated by recording artist, actor, poet, and film producer Common. The message of the spot is very much aligned with the mission of the IC – we have access…

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Sheryl Sandberg Gets a Tour

Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org, came to Cleveland as part of Cleveland Clinic’s Ideas for Tomorrow lecture series. During this visit, she got a demo of our HoloAnatomy® Software from Erin Henninger and Kerrin Sunshine, and afterwards she posted about it! Read More.

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National Geographic Highlights IC Work on HoloAnatomy App

National Geographic Magazine, with a global circulation of approximately 6.5 million per month, featured the HoloAnatomy® application work of the Interactive Commons and Cleveland Clinic. The full page article by Nina Strochlic showed two medical students experiencing the HoloAnatomy® application and described our efforts from 2014 through to today. Read More.

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Katie Couric Visits IC

Journalist Katie Couric visited Cleveland as part of her reporting series “Cities on the Rise.” As part of this story, she went on a virtual anatomy tour with Toby Cosgrove and Mark Griswold. This was an experience of an early version of the curriculum that will be used in our new Health Education Campus. Mark…

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