Students use augmented reality technology to supplement anatomy dissections

Medical and PA students use the tech to view 3D body scans from every angle

By: Emily Mavrakis
A young man wearing augented reality glasses waves his arms around College of Medicine students use equipment such as HoloLens augmented reality glasses to view structures during their anatomy labs to supplement their learning with leading-edge technology. Second-year medical student River Grace demonstrates the AR anatomy laboratory technology at the UF College of Medicine. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
“The goal is to to create an environment to enhance learning and to have it be hands-on.”
Kyle Rarey, Ph.D., professor of anatomy and cell biology