Medical Resources

Medicine – General

  • ALFRED: The ALlele FREquency Database: ALFRED (The ALlele FREquency Database) is a compilation, into a user-friendly and scientific frame work, of allele frequencies for DNA sequence polymorphisms in anthropologically defined human populations.[/showhide]
  • Cleveland Clinic Disease Management Project: The Disease Management Project is an online medical reference, designed to provide nationally established treatment guidelines for the most commonly seen diseases and conditions. First published online on Clevelandclinicmeded.com in 2002, the guide was updated recently with new information and new chapters and also was published as a printed book “Current Clinical Medicine”, Second Edition by Elsevier.
  • eMedicine: Medscape offers FREE, UNLIMITED ACCESS to a vast network of resources tailored to your area of specialization, including in-depth medical news, CME/CE, full-text journal articles, conference coverage, peer-reviewed clinical reference, expert commentary features, discussion forums, and more. Your FREE membership includes specialty-focused clinical newsletters and e-mail alerts on breaking news.
  • Free Medical Journals
  • Free Online Medical Lectures
  • GLOWM: Global Library of Women’s Medicine. An expert clinical resource for women’s healthcare.
  • Health Sciences Online: HSO delivers authoritative, comprehensive, free, and ad-free health sciences knowledge.
  • History of Medicine: The NLM’s History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets for diverse audiences one of the world’s richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease.
  • Learn.Genetics: Learn.Genetics delivers educational materials on genetics, bioscience and health topics. They are designed to be used by students, teachers and members of the public. The materials meet selected US education standards for science and health.
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medical Animation Library: The University of Pennsylvania Health System provides nearly 200 video animations and explanations of injuries, diseases, and body systems.
  • MedlinePlus Videos of Surgical Procedures: Webcasts of surgical procedures performed at medical centers in the U.S.
  • MedNotes.net: MedNotes provides maticulously written lecture notes in virtually all basic- and pre-clinical medical sciences, as well as step-by-step study guides to ensure the best possible outcome of your exams.
  • MedEdPORTAL: A free, peer-reviewed repository of medical and oral health teaching materials. It Includes tutorials, virtual patients, simulation cases, lab guides, videos, podcasts, assessment tools, and faculty development resources. Most resources are made available on the site for viewing or download. MedEdPORTAL is provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in partnership with the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). Instructions: Free registration required to download material.
  • Merck Manuals
  • National Library of Medicine
  • NCBI Databases  
  • PEIR: Pathology Education Instructional Resource. Over 40,000 multidisciplinary images for use in medical education. Developed under the supervision of Dr. Peter Anderson for use by UAB faculty & students.
  • PhilSci Archive: An Archive for Preprints in Philosophy of Science. It is offered as a free service to the philosophy of science community. The goal of the archive is to promote communication in the field by the rapid dissemination of new work. PrePrint: A preprint server is used by scholars to circulate new work. A preprint is an early version of new work often in preliminary form. The archive is intended to supplement or replace an older mechanism for circulation of new work.
  • PDRHealth: From the publishers of the  Physicians’ Desk Reference.
  • Scitable: learn Science at Nature. Scitable is a free online teaching/learning portal combining high quality educational articles with technology-based community features to fuel a global exchange of scientific insights, teaching practices, and study resources. Scitable currently contains scientist-authored educational articles in the fields of genetics, cell biology and ecology, and is intended for undergraduate faculty and students.
  • University of Iowa Health Library
  • WebMD: WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. It is one of the most popular sites on the internet.