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Medical Student Course Guide for accessing UCI Libraries' Resources

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.

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Clinical Foundation II

* = UC Irvine access only

Required Textbooks:  

Optional Texts

Multimedia Media Resources 

Clinical Decision Tools 


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.

Study Tools for CF2 and Step 1 

  • *StatPearls Test Banks for Medical Students
    • StatPearls is a valuable resource that helps you prepare for medical school shelf exams. It offers extensive question banks for over 60 exams tailored to medical students including USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3. Please refer to the attached PDF, “StatPealrs Medical Students Qbank List” for a detailed list of subject specialty exams covered by StatPearls.
    • This subscription provides access to test banks comprising thousands of questions, each linked to reference articles for deeper learning. Within StatPearls, you can build personalized quizzes using your user profile and track your test performance relative to fellow learners.