The Second Look Series

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Published: June 6, 2012
Revised: June 9, 2015

The Second Look series is a self-review and evaluation tool for learners who are about to take a histology quiz or exam. The files review the important material in a concise question style. For best use, open the file within the Power Point program and run it as a slideshow.

The Second Look series is also available for the iPad.

Learn more about the mobile application here.

"...a great resource for highlighting the crucial information and providing (students) with an avenue to practice identifying structures." - Medical Student

About The Instructor

Michael Hortsch Ph.D.

Michael Hortsch Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Since 1991 he has taught medical and dental histology at the University of Michigan, where he is currently directing three graduate level histology courses. In 2012 he received the Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Pre-clinical Teaching from the University of Michigan Medical School. He is also involved in generating novel electronic teaching tools and resources, which are available to students enrolled in histology courses at the University of Michigan. more...



  • Diploma in Biochemistry, Free University of Berlin
  • Ph.D. in Biology, University of Heidelberg
  • Postdoctoral work at Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley
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