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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

Have a question, comment, or an idea for an episode you'd like to hear—or in which you would like to participate or help plan? Contact host Kevin Patton. Or call the podcast hotline at 1-833-LION-DEN (1-833-546-6336).

For more details on each episode—including transcripts—please visit The A&P Professor website.

Mar 5, 2018

Mitochondria run hotter than the rest of the cell—by how much? A new podcast tells the story of medical education cadavers unearthed after a century. Revisiting cumulative testing, we find things to promote long-term learning in our courses and beyond.

The temperature of mitochondria.
A podcast recommendation.
Revisiting the cumulative approach.

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(0:50) Mitochondria run about 10 °C hotter than the other components of the cell. 

(2:20) Paul Gabrielsen of the University of Utah introduces his new serial podcast that tells the story of the discovery of remains of medical education cadavers buried on campus about a hundred years ago.

(6:26) A comment on Episode 4 by Margaret Thompson Reece sparks continued discussion of the value of (and practical suggestions for) a cumulative approach to teaching and learning. 

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