Medical Education Resources

Center Watch RX Clinical Trials ***Site enables search of thousands of current new drug clinical trials. Special features include separate patient and professional sections. One can also view past newsletters, professional opportunities and other site references.

New England Journal of Medicine ***The on-line version of the weekly journal. Well organized site of use to medical professionals. Of special interest is the First Issue – January, 1812, as well as the ability to search past issues.

MGMA Online ****Consulting company whose web site allows access to library resources, publications, communications, and surveys. This is a WELL organized site with over 100 web links in 13 different topics– useful to practice managers and administrators.

WebDoctor ***Designed to guide the practicing physician toward online medical information, the WebDoctor is divided by specialty and disease. However, it’s not all business at this site. The good doctor keeps an current index of links to leisure activities such as comics and sports. Doctors can also visit the chat room or leave messages on the news bulletin board.

CyberRounds *Interactive grand rounds moderated by distinguished academics; exclusively for physicians, medical students, and other medical professionals. This appears to be a great site, but some of the best categories are for members only. Any medical professional is able to join.

Marshall University School of Medicine **A community-based school in Huntington, WV, whose focus is on primary care and improving health care for rural populations; site includes the Interactive Patient. Mainly a site for those associated with Marshall; physicians may want to visit the Interactive Patient for a challenge.

Medical Economics ***Magazine that focuses on the nonclinical aspects of managing your professional and personal lives. Just the basics here – meant for anyone interested in this magazine, or information about it.

Modern Healthcare ***Provides an opportunity to access news today, the current issue, archives, and a link to Ulticare. Useful to just about anyone in the healthcare industry. This site offers a no frames version.

OncoLink ***The first multimedia oncology information resource on the Internet, provided by the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center; includes Journals, What’s New, and Cancer News. A plethora of cancer-related information and links – a great resource for anyone! A bonus is the Virtual Museum of artwork, Confronting Cancer Through Art.

Virtual Hospital Home PageContinuously updated digital health sciences library stored on computer; providing patient care support and distance learning for physicians.

AAMC Student and Applicant Information ***This site has information about AMCAS, the nonprofit, centralized application processing service for first-year applicants to medical schools. Pre-med applications cost a lot, but a pre-med can get his/her application here, on this site. A very helpful site for pre-med students.

Interactive Medical Student Lounge (1997) ***This site is specifically designed for medical and pre-med students. A student can link to an enormous amount of resources covering everything from applying to medical schools to finding a residency and current research to basic science refresher courses. This is a good site for the medical or pre-med student.

Medical Education Page ****Medical students will find an invaluable set of links at this site, including news groups and discussion lists, magazines, medical schools, libraries, and much, much more. Some features include links to mnemonic devices for medical students, and ratings for schools. This is a great site.

CollegeNET Page for Medical Schools ****This site has an alphabetical list of medical schools in the United States, from Albany to Yale, including contact information and tuition. This site is great for any student who wants to find more about his/her potential medical school].

Harvard Medical Web ***This site has links to stacks upon stacks of Web pages in an ever-widening spiral, including ones for Harvard’s medical, dental, and public health schools; the Countway Library; online publications, and continuing education programs. A unique feature of Harvard’s hubsite is Web Jewels, its searchable directory of choice Internet resources

.Johns Hopkins School of Medicine **In addition to admissions info for Johns Hopkins medical school students, the JHMI InfoNet has a searchable database of all Johns Hopkins affiliated Web pages, including research, position papers, and medical news for health professionals. Resources for patients include links to information on making appointments or getting referrals, directions to JHMI, and the Medical Reporter newsletter, featuring articles on general-interest topics. Good for possible medical students.

CollegeNET for Osteopathic Medicine ****This site has an alphabetical list of osteopathic medical schools in the United States, from Chicago to Texas, including contact information and tuition. Great for students that want to pursue osteopathic medicine.

Duke Community and Family Medicine **This page has features such as Administration Intranet, biometry, diet and fitness center, family medicine, medical informatics, occupational and environmental medicine, physician assistant education, Duke University primary care, and literature. The site also includes a library and a directory. This site is good for a parent wanting to know more about his/her child’s illness, or to a medical student seeking some good medical literature.

Pediatric Surgery ***With case studies, a job board, instructions for subscribing to several mailing lists, and links to other relevant sites, this Website is a handy resource for any pediatric health-care professional. Professionals can check the calendar of meetings and abstract submission deadlines, fill out a survey for inclusion in the American Pediatric Surgical Association’s electronic address book, and earn one hour of continuing medical education credit at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for completing the post-test following the spinal defects exhibit called Lumps, Bumps, and Holes.

OBGYN.NET ***A physician reviewed page, this site includes features such as news, events, education, clinical reference, forums, directories, product vendors and career opportunities, special features, hot finds on the net, Roberta’s Ramblings, Rotflol, and much, much more. This site has a ton of graphics and is worth visiting. This site is great for doctors, nurses, practitioners, students and researchers that are locating and publishing information globally.

Medical and Scientific Information Online This site is primarily for professionals only. It has illustrated hypertext articles that cover findings for each trimester of a pregnancy, as well as abnormal fetal anatomy. This page also includes a magazine, a system of a fetus, articles, and a diagnoses. The material is somewhat limited, but it can be very informative for health professionals.

ADOL Use this site to help you navigate through pertinent sites on the Web. With sections on mental health, health-risk factors, conflict and violence, counselor resources, and teens only, this directory is meant for kids, parents, and professionals who deal with adolescents, form doctors and researchers to teachers and counselors. All sections have hot links with commentary, and the mental-health section is especially useful for linking to information on specific conditions, such as ADD and autism. The teens-only section focuses more on recreational sites.

Team Health ***This site includes information on emergency medicine, radiology services, inpatient care, occupational health, primary care, anesthesiology services, press releases, officer profiles, current statistics, opportunities, team health affiliates, Medpartners, and links. A great site for anyone.

Reuters Health Information Services ***This page includes features such as: news for professionals, news for consumers, clinical challenge, dermatology files, site reviews, internist’s casebook, Internet health watch, and a journal of reproducible results. A good site for anyone.

HSR Health Care Information Resources ***This is a comprehensive list of links to federal and state health resources. It provides information to the patient as well as the medical professional.

Drug InfoNet  Search drug information by brand name, manufacturer, or generic name or theraputic class. Also includes disease information and links to other healthcare resources.

RxList – The Internet Drug Index Simply plug in the name of any drug (brandname or generic) and you’ll be rewarded with the symptoms it is designed to treat, side effects, adverse reactions, and information on related drugs. This is a great place to go if you ever need information on what pills to take.

Project Inform AZT Fact Sheet This extensive article discusses how the drug works, current research, how to get and use the drug, and the effect on children. This, again, is a very simple site; however, it is very informative.

National Cancer Institute *** The very latest in clinical cancer information available in two versions, one for patients and the other for professionals. The subjects cover the entire spectrum from AIDS-related lymphoma and adrenocortical carcinoma to vaginal cancer and Wilms’ tumor.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America **This organization combines traditional therapies like surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy with medicine’s newest treatments. Here, they introduce you to their treatment teams, capabilities and methods, and its three U.S. locations. The What’s New page updates the latest in procedure and CTCA events. A very informative site to visit, whether you are a cancer patient or a medical professional.

National Lymphedema Network *This site has information about support groups, about the network, and links. That is all this site really has, but the information that it does provide gives patients, families, and medical professionals some good information. A good site to visit.

Columbia University Gastroenterology Web Columbia’s Division of Gastroenterology studies an array of abdominal dysfunctions. Its hub includes online data on diseases from ampylobacteriosis and celiac disease to traveler’s diarrhea and ulcerative colitis. Also profiles the division’s faculty members, if you’re searching for an expert digestive tract.

I.B.Details Home Page Twisted Tales and Loose Ends on Inflammatory Bowel Disease is what its editors called this newsletter for Crohn’s victims. Through the quarterly journal has ceased publication, its two-and-a-half-year collection of recovery stories, clinical trials, IBD advice columns, and physician questions and answers archived here is still useful to IBD sufferers.

CDC – Diabetes Home Page   The Centers for Disease Control has subtitled this page Reducing the Burden of Diabetes and all the resources here are designed to help the 16 million Americans with the disease. Get basic information about diabetes, read recent CDC research ,contact the diabetes-control program in your home state, and even ask the CDC directly about any aspect of dealing with diabetes.

Spine and Nerve Center at MGH/Harvard ***This site has an evaluation center, a place for peripheral nerve surgeons, spine surgeons, information about spine tumors, a guest book and neurosurgery home page clients. This site is primarily for surgeons and medical students, but it can be of use to anyone interested in the field of neurosurgery.

The Aneurysm Information ProjectThese are articles written by doctors. The lectures and papers are dense with research on the effects of aneurysms on mice, turkeys, and non-human primates. A very informative and accurate site.

Ebola Page Everything Ebola, form medical news groups, and mailing lists to an assortment of associations dealing with this poster child of plagues. Some really hot debates happen here, form discussions on Ebola in plants to the chances for a vaccine. It is a very informative site, with a ton of news articles. Great for all who are interested, health professionals and regular people.

Cardiovascular Institute of the South A virtual library of physician-written columns discussing research, prevention, and treatment of every imaginable heartache, including stroke, high-blood pressure, peripheral vascular disease, and irregular heartbeats. If practice makes perfect, these doctors must be real pros. The Institute is located in Huoma, LA, which has one of the highest incidence rates of cardiovascular disease in the industrialized world.
Medsite Publishing ****Medsite provides a medical information educationally oriented site with their own on-line medicalsearch engine which has access to nine million citations in MEDLINE with links to participating journals. Special features include a bookstore with medical CD-ROMS, electronic titles and medical books, ability to personalize a book review for others who visit this site, and a free E-Mail service to professionals in the medical, pharmaceutical and health care fields.

Business Insurance Magazine ****Business Insurance does a good job of not only including breaking news items but also provides more than just a site to promote their magazine.  Special features include a special demographic section related to risk, a listing of upcoming industry meetings and events, an online discussion forum, as well as web links.  A weekly cartoon helps make the site very enjoyable.

American College of Physicians Online ****This internal medicine site is not for lack of subjects and information but requires a little patience maneuvering through the resources.  Special features include news groups for ACP members, position papers, an evidence based medicine newsletter and a guide to the latest in medical computing.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Ontario ***Site presents information on Ontario provinces initiative to provide research information about effectiveness, quality, and efficiency in health care.  Special features include caremaps, patient information sheets, a practice atlas and links to other relative sites.

“First Aid for People with Diabetes” *** A resource provided by Pacific Medical Training that outlines first aid procedures for people with diabetes. It outlines what steps to take in the case of both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia emergencies. It also provides a quick reference table as well as even more resources at the bottom of the page for those looking for even more information.

University Medical Programs include:

Charles Drew University
Stanford University School of Medicine
UC Irvine, College of Medicine
UCSD School of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Campus
The John A. Burns School of Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Indiana University Ruth Lilly Medical Library
University of Iowa College of Medicine
KU Medical Center: Pulse
LSUMC Home Page
LSU Medical Center/Shreveport
Tulane Medical Center
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
University of Michigan Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Mayo Medical School
UMD School of Medicine
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine
UMKC School of Medicine
Creighton School of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Medicine New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Columbia School of Medicine
CUMC WWW Home Page
New York Medical College
NYU Medical Center
SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Stony Brook School of Medicine
University of Rochester Environmental Medicine Department
Wake Forest School Of Medicine
East Carolina University Division of Health Sciences
UNC-CH School of Medicine Homepage
Case Western Reserve University – School of Medicine
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Wright State University School of Medicine
Oregon Health Sciences University
Thomas Jefferson University Homepage
Drexel University of the Medicine
Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Brown University School of Medicine
The Medical University of South Carolina
University of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
U of Texas – Houston Medical School
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
VCU/MCV Health Sciences Campus
UVa Health Sciences Center Home Page
University of Washington Health School of Public Health
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
Faculty of Medicine’s Home Page, Hradec Kralove
The John Curtis School of Medical Research
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
McGill University School of Medicine
McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences
Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Welcome
Imperial College of Science, Technology and M…
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine – Home …
UMDS World Wide Web home page

University of Bristol Medical SchoolLeeds University Medical School

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