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AGA Institute GastroSlides Unit on Gastrointestinal and Liver ClipArt



The entire clip art slide set is separated into the following sections:
Acinar glands/islet cells, animals, arrows, bacteria, body shapes, boxes, cecum, cell cycle, cells miscellaneous, cell structures, cell symbols, colon, DNA and related, duodenum, esophagus, gallbladder, laboratory items, large intestine, liver, miscellaneous, nervous system structures, oropharynx, pancreas, pills and tablets, rectum, secretory cells, small intestine, spleen, stomach, and vasculature.


This unique teaching tool comprises over 230 slides among a selection of more than 1,000 of the best images that have illustrated physiological and medical concepts in the outstanding slide sets. These were developed by experts who served on the Undergraduate Teaching (UTP), Clinical Teaching (CTP) and Gastroenterology Teaching Projects (GTP) of AGA. This unit includes detailed illustrations of gastrointestinal and liver anatomy, cellular components, and molecular structures that can be used to create new pictures that illustrate simple or complex biological phenomena and describe their relation to physiology and disease. Clip art selections include esophageal, gastric, intestinal, pancreatic, liver and biliary gross anatomy, cell structures, and intracellular signaling cascades leading to secretion, inflammation, cell proliferation, apoptosis and more. These images are formatted to provide the user with the flexibility to take the components of an image and prepare new individualized slides. Academicians can use these outstanding images to prepare scientific presentations or to make graphics that can enhance publications or grant applications. Clinicians can use these images to create professional appearing yet personalized materials for conferences, for their patients or for promotional distribution. Educators in the basic or clinical sciences can use these images to illustrate concepts for slides and/or handouts.

About the Instructors

Project Director:

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
VA Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, MD

Committee Members:

William R. Brugge, MD
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

James B. McGee, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Suzanne Rose, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Robin Rutherford, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA


Jerry Schoendorf, MAMS
Chapel Hill, NC

Stan Coffman
Medical Illustrator
Chapel Hill, NC


The authors gratefully acknowledges the contributions and talent of the superb illustrators, particularly Jerry Schoendorf, who have devoted extraordinary time and dedication to prepare the illustrations compiled in this teaching unit.

Published Date and Terms of Use

The content included in this GastroSlide set, Gastrointestinal and Liver ClipArt, was published on Sept. 30, 2004. This slide set has not been updated since the date of publication and is provided “as is.” It is the learner's responsibility to evaluate the accuracy of any information found within these educational materials.

The intent of this series is to provide individual clinicians and educators with materials to use in their educational activities, such as lecturing at continuing medical education meetings and for self-education. AGA encourages all uses of GastroSlide materials consistent with this objective.

Materials are to be displayed in the same content and form as the original with no alterations unless approved by AGA. No materials may be reproduced for any purpose without written permission of AGA. Materials may only be used for educational purposes and may not be used to promote or advertise any pharmaceutical, medical device or organization.

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