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Anatomy Boot Camp

July 23-24, 2019

Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98122

Our Anatomy Boot Camp is an academic summer opportunity that uses hands-on learning for students with a strong interest in pre-med or medically related fields. It is strongly recommend that participants must be at least 16 years old and entering their junior or senior year in high-school.  Current college or university students are also encouraged to attend.  Students will have the opportunity to dissect real human cadaveric specimens. The course is designed to provide a fun and relaxed environment for all participants while learning the intricacies of the human body. 

Course Format

Two Days (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

  • Day1: Spine and Back Anatomy, Head and Neck

  • Day 2: Abdomen, Thorax including Heart, Lungs, and Mediastinum

Honored Guest

Michael Y. Wang, M.D.

Chief of Neurosurgery, University of Miami Hospital
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and Rehabilitation


Dr. Michael Wang was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and spent his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. He then attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California where received both his B.S. and M.D. degrees. He completed his residency at the University of Southern California/LA County general Hospital and went on to become the Spine Program Director and Spine Fellowship Director at the USC. In 2007 he moved to South Florida and currently serves as a Professor in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Wang has been an advocate for neurosurgeons and spinal surgeons.   He was elected to the AANS Young Neurosurgeons Executive Committee in 2003, and in the AANS he has served as Local Host for the 2010 Annual Meeting, on the Member Benefits Committee, the Joint Sponsorship Committee, the AANS Development Committee, and the International Committee. In the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine & Peripheral Nerves he has served as Chair of the Publications, Education, Fellowship, and Exhibits Committees and is the current Scientific Program Chair. He is also the Membership Chair and Public Relations Chair of the Congress of Neurosurgeons. Dr. Wang serves on several editorial review boards, including Neurosurgery, The Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques, World Neurosurgery, Acta Neurochirurgica, Spinal Cord, the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, and the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine.

Dr. Wang’s research and clinical interests include minimally invasive spinal surgery, intradural spinal surgery, spinal deformity, clinical outcomes and trials, and spinal cord injury. He has edited 5 medical textbooks and authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature.

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery™ Awake Minimally-Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Hsuan-Kan Chang, MD John Paul G Kolcun, BS Peng-Yuan Chang, MDMichael Y Wang, MD

Operative Neurosurgery, Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2019, Page 519,


19 July 2018

Registration Information

Course Fee
All fees include lab manual, lab supplies, all supplemental materials, snacks, a light lunch and daily use of scrubs.  Financial Assistance is unavailable at this time.  Course does not include cost of travel or hotel arrangements.
(Space is limited - No refunds are available.)

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“I love how hands-on this course was! There were no boundaries or questions that couldn’t be surpassed with knowledge.”

”A overall life changing experience”
“I honestly don’t know any way the course itself could be any better than it already is, other than, having longer days”

”Great instructors. Enjoyed having actual doctors and anatomists at every table assisting with dissections”
Earlier Event: July 17
Spine Case Conference Series 2019