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Medical Students: Getting Started

Resources for students in the College of Medicine

Where Can I Find...? (Overview of Med Student Resources)

This website has been specifically designed to meet the information needs of medical students. The tabs at the top of this page include the following resources:

eBooks: eBooks (e.g., Harrison's) and ebook collections (e.g., AccessMedicine).

Clinical Resources: Clinical resources that can be used at the point-of-care (e.g., UpToDate, Lexi-Comp).

Journal Articles & DatabasesIndividual journals (e.g., JAMA) and journal article databases (e.g., PubMed).

Anatomy: eBooks and 3D interactive websites devoted to whole-body and regional anatomy.

EBP Intro: Theory and resources related to evidence-based practice:

  • PICOTT: neumonic designed to assist in the formation of a clinical question
  • Study Design: describes study designs, question types, and hierarchy of evidence
  • Searching (EBP Resources): resources which include primary research articles, systematic reviews, summaries, and more.
  • Appraisal: tools to assist in the appraisal of individual articles or groups of articles.

Mobile Devices: Free and library-provided mobile apps and websites in the following categories:

Exam PrepResources to help you prepare for the USMLE and block exams.

Year 1: Organ system-specific resources to support year 1 topics.

Year 2: Disease-specific resources to support year 2 topics.

Years 3 & 4Clerkship-specific resources to support year 3 and 4 clerkships.


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