Medicine and the Arts Week 6 - The discipline of death

In this video, Deborah Posel, a sociologist, explores the journey taken by medical professionals as they become familiar with the intimate details of death and dying. She considers how medical students explore the corpse in order to reveal its mysteries and develop their knowledge of the body with the ultimate goal of preserving life. This is the fourth video in Week 6 of the Medicine and the Arts Massive Open Online Course.