Surgeon Models Rodin Hand Sculpture for Teaching Anatomy

Collaborators: James Chang, Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Bernard Barryte, the curator of European art at the Cantor Arts Center, both at Stanford.

NPR Article: Auguste Rodin is known for his realistic, unflinching depiction of the human form. Some of the French sculptor's work even shows the ravages of disease and disfigurement. A Stanford University professor and surgeon who noticed these realistic details was inspired to incorporate Rodin into his teaching using a curriculum that combines Rodin's sculpture with medical science and computer technology. Read more here.