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Medical Student Course Guide: MS1 Basic Sciences

This guide is specifically designed for UCI medical students. It provides direct links to online key resources and textbooks for the undergraduate medical education curriculum.
URL: http://guides.lib.uci.edu/MS_courseguide

Anatomy & Embryology: 500ABC

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Recommended Textbooks, Atlas, and Dissector 

Any one of these Atlases

  • Atlas of Anatomy / Anne M. Gilroy, Brian R. MacPherson, Lawrence M. Ross ; contributing authors, Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, Udo Schumacher ; illustrations by Markus Voll, Karl Wesker. Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, c2008.  
    • The 2008, 1st edition is available in Print at Ayala Sci Bar. Library CALL No.:QS 17 G489a 2
      • The 2016, 3rd edition has been requested for purchase.
         
  • Anatomy : a regional atlas of the human body / Clemente, Carmine D. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, c2011. 6th edition.
    • Available in print at both the Ayala Science Library and the Grunigen Medical Library.  Call number: QS17 C626a 2011. 

Supplemental Atlases:

 

Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams 
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. 
    • Anatomy exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences and USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Anatomy (486 questions)
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Anatomy (103 questions)

Behavioral Science and Medical Ethics I: 505A

Course Textbook: 


Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams 
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. 
    • Behavioral Sciences exam questions are available under USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Behavioral Sciences (103 questions)

Study Guides

Histology: 503AB

Core Textbook:

 

Core Note:

  • BRS Cell biology and histology / Leslie P. Gartner, James L. Hiatt, Judy M. Strum / Gartner, Leslie P., 1943- Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2015. 7th edition.  
    • Available in Print at the Ayala Sci Bar and the  Grunigen Medical Library  Call No.: QS 18.2 G244c 2015|

 

Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied.
    • Histology exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences and USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Cytology and Histology (1185 questions)
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Cytology and Histology (126 questions


Medical Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: 523

Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Course Textbooks:

Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams 
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. 
    • Biochemistry exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences and USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Biochemistry (1310 questions)
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Biochemistry (68 questions)

Medical Genetics: 511

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Medical Genetics Course Textbooks:

PHYSIO 544: Medical Immunology

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Course Required Text:

Recommended Course Text:

Study Guides


The day before the exam

Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams 

    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.

      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. After the registration, please check your email to activate your access.

    • Immunology exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences, USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review, and the USMLE Step 1 Board Preparation. 

      • [Note: Recently updated, this module is designed to emulate the look and feel of the actual Step 1 exam in accordance with the USMLE blueprint. As with the actual exam, the majority of questions will be case-based, while a small percentage of General Principle, factual recall questions will be available.]

  • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Immunology (218 questions)

  • Select USMLE

    1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review

    2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)

    3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Immunology (21 questions)

Medical Physiology and Pathophysiology: 543AB

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Course Required Text:

Case Files Collection:

Study Guides

The week before the exam


The day before the exam


Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. After the registration, please check your email to activate your access.
    • Physiology exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences, the USMLE Step 1 Board Preparation. and USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Physiology (1482 questions)
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Physiology (172 questions)

Online Supplemental Texts

 

Print Supplemental Texts

Neuroscience: 502A

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Course Required Textbooks

Study Guides

 

Online Practice Exam

  • *Exam Master Online [electronic resource]: USMLE and medical specialty board exams 
    • Available online, access Restricted to UCI.  Register individually on site.
      • Note: When register, be sure to use your UCI email. Otherwise your registration will be denied. 
    • Neuroanatomy exam questions are available under two groups in Exam Master: Biomedical Sciences and USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
      • Select Biomedical Sciences, then Neuroanatomy (222 questions)
      • Select USMLE
        1. Click on USMLE Step 1 Medical Subject Review
        2. Click on the side triangle to expand the Basic Sciences (1916 questions)
        3. Click on the side triangle to expand the Neuroanatomy (34 questions)

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