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Wet Anatomy Lab

The wet anatomy lab in the medical school’s primary building is primarily used for special training sessions for residents or medical students in a specialized anatomy fourth-year elective.

First year [and second year] VTCSOM students do cadaver dissection here at the VIAL - the Virginia Intercollegiate Anatomy Laboratory – a shared anatomy lab between the medical school and health professions programs at Radford University Carilion. This 8,000 square-foot lab, classroom, and storage area is located on the eighth-floor of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital in downtown Roanoke. It accommodates 15 separate stations to teach up to 60 students – four per cadaver – at one time.

Empty wet lab at the VTCSOM main building
The wet anatomy lab in the medical school’s primary building is primarily used for special training sessions for residents or medical students in a specialized anatomy fourth-year elective.
Students lined up at covered cadavers in the Virginia Intercollegiate Anatomy Lab
First and second-year VTCSOM students do cadaver dissection at the VIAL – a shared anatomy lab between the medical school and health professional programs at Radford University Carilion.
A faculty member and four students, all wearing masks, face shields, and additional PPE (personal protective equipment) during an anatomy class.
It accommodates 15 separate stations to teach up to 60 students – four per cadaver – at a time.