The Internal Medicine Clerkship offers multiple resources for students.  The Clerkship Office Library has multiple copies of the following books, which students may check out while they rotate on the clerkship:

  • IM Essentials Text and Questions - Students are also given online access to these same materials during their clerkship.
  • Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide
  • Internal Medicine Clerkship Guide
  • First Exposure - Internal Medicine: Hospital Medicine
  • First Exposure - Internal Medicine: Ambulatory Medicine
  • Cecil's Essentials of Medicine
  • The Nerd's Guide to Pre-Rounding
  • Interpreting Chest X-Rays
  • 150 Practice ECGs
  • How to be a Truly Excellent Junior Medical Student
  • Primer on Rheumatic Diseases
  • Arthrocentesis and Joint Injection
  • Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Manual of Nephrology
  • Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Third year medical students are also given access to, in which the SIMPLE cases provide an excellent, case-based resource designed to enhance a student's clinical reasoning in Internal Medicine topics.

Helpful websites

Acid Base Physiology

Chest Xrays and other imaging
Learning Radiology
University of Washington Tutorial
Dermatology Learning Site

ECG practice
Healio: Learn the Heart
Harvard ECG Wave Maven
Life in the Fast Lane

Heart Sounds practice (use a high-quality headset)
University of Washington Advanced Physical Diagnosis
Obesity Guide - Cleveland Clinic
Physical Diagnosis - The Stanford 25