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Medical Student Course Guide: CF2

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.

Clinical Foundations II

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Required Textbooks:  

Optional Texts and Online Resources:

Summaries of New Research Plus Experts Commentary From Physician-Editors 

  • *NEJM Journal Watch -- reviews over 250 scientific and medical journals to present important clinical research findings and insightful commentary.

  • *ACP Journal club -- Reviews over 120 leading medical journals relevant to internal medicine and its subspecialties. This monthly feature in Annals of Internal Medicine contains an editorial, easy to read abstracts, and a page of other notable articles.

Clinical Decision Tools

Key Resources with ebooks and Study Tools for CF1

Additional Resources for Patient Care

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Additional Resources for Clinical Topics, Medical History taking, Physical Examination, and Differential Diagnosis

Differential Diagnosis

Patient communication

Medical Images

Remote Access to the UCI Libraries Online Resources

Connect from Off-Campus

VPN software download and configuration



Note: Duo multi-factor authentication is now required to access UCI’s virtual private network (VPN).

When loading the VPN for the first time, the "Group" menu may be hidden behind the DUO window. In order to change the Group setting to UCIFULL, move or shrink the DUO window.  You only need to do this the first time you run the VPN after it is installed.