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The Clerkship Guide highlights recommended resources and materials for each of the above-tabbed speciality groups and is intended to serve TAMHSC-COM medical students in their education and patient care efforts.

The following content is included for each clerkship:

  • General Literature Databases
  • Drug Information Resources
  • Clinical Decision Support Tools
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Databases
  • Key Electronic Journals
  • Key Textbooks
  • Videos and Images
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Medical Calculators
  • Self-Assessment and USMLE Review Materials
  • Cases
  • Patient Education Materials
  • Professional Organizations


BoardVitals: USMLE Steps 1 – 3
BoardVitals offers over 1500 USMLE Step 1, over 900 Step 2 and over 1200 Step 3 board review questions. Each question comes with a detailed explanation that serves as a mini-lecture for reviewing key content.

BoardVitals: Shelf Exams
BoardVitals offers 5100 challenging Shelf Exam questions targeted for use during clerkship rotations. The questions have been specifically adapted for the Medical School Student Level and include thousands of multiple choice questions (MCQ), vignettes and long form questions.

BoardVitals: Medical Specialty Boards
BoardVitals is the leading test preparation platform for the Medical Specialties. Question banks, containing thousands of questions, for the following 17 medical board specialties are included: Cardiology, Child Psychiatry, Dermatology, Echo, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Family Medicine, GI, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OBGYN, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Psychiatry Vignettes, Radiology and Surgery.

Get Started with BoardVitals by Registering for an Account
• Register for an account with your email address here.
• Click the signup button and the system will send a validation e-mail.
• Check your e-mail and click on the validation link in the e-mail.
• Once registered for an account, you may log in to the resource here.

*Note: If you have already registered for an account, simply log in here. A message may appear letting you know you have unconfirmed subscriptions. Click 'resend confirmation email,' open your email and accept the subscriptions.*

The Access Suite of Databases

The Access suite of databases provide daily updated medical information that is culled from a variety of well-respected medical textbooks to support both the clinician and student in quick clinical decision-making and education. AccessMedicine mobile app now available for download. See the Library's News and Events post for more information.


This guide was originally created by Mary Sarkes and later maintained by Joyce McFadden.


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