Memorial service for ACOM donor bodies
ACOM student Anthony Damico of St. Charles, Ill., lights a candle on March 19 in honor of the cadaver used during his first year anatomy laboratory. Students hosted a memorial service to honor those who had donated their bodies to medical science. Dean Craig Lenz, DO, and Associate Dean James Foster, PhD, spoke at the ceremony about the unique educational experience in the lab, as well as the success of the Willed Body Program at ACOM. A representative from each of the 18 lab groups gave a speech thanking the families and donors for their beneficial contribution to their education.