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The American Association of Anatomists approves guidelines for body donation programs
Date:3/10/2010

Bethesda, Maryland The Board of Directors of the American Association of Anatomists (AAA) has approved a set of guidelines to govern programs accepting the donation of bodies for education and biomedical research. The guidelines cover the minimum requirements that should be met by any Willed Body Program.

According to AAA Secretary-Treasurer Richard Drake, Director of Anatomy at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, "Establishing a basic minimum level of expectations for Willed Body Programs is important and gives organizations accepting donated bodies for educational and research purposes a measuring stick. If your program is not following these guidelines, it's time to make the necessary changes."

The Donation of Bodies for Education & Biomedical Research Guidelines Suggested by the American Association of Anatomists

Donation Policies

  • The donation of bodies must follow state and local laws. An institution may have additional requirements, but cannot have fewer requirements than state and local governments.
  • Donation forms must follow state and local regulations and requirements.
  • Donation literature should describe all possible uses of donated bodies.

Institutional Policies

  • Each institution must have an oversight committee to which the individual in charge of the Body Donation Program reports.
  • The Institutional Oversight Committee shall appoint an individual to be responsible for the daily operation of the Body Donation Program.
  • The Body Donation Program should be reviewed on a yearly basis by the Institutional Oversight Committee.

Program Policies

  • Body Donation Programs should clearly describe the use of cadavers as it relates to institutional and educational needs.
  • Records documenting the use of cadavers should be reviewed by the Institutional Oversight Committee on a regular basis.
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Contact: Andrea Pendleton
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301-634-7910
American Association of Anatomists
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