Newsmaker: Telegram story highlights memorial service

May 07, 2012
  anatomical-memorial 
  Each year, first year medical students memorialize the selfless gift of those who donate their bodies to the study of science and medicine.
   

A story in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette highlights the Anatomical Gift Memorial Service, where first year medical students memorialize the selfless gift of those who donate their bodies to the study of science and medicine. There is also an accompanying slideshow.

“Families are able to say goodbye to the person they lost but also see the everlasting legacy of their loved one live on through the med students as doctors,” said Dianne M. Person, administrator of the anatomical gift program.

Read the full story: Those who donated their bodies for research honored

Related link in UMassMedNow:
Anatomical Gift Program recognizes precious donors