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Medical Student Resources and House Pages: Doctoring Clinical Skills

Resources for UMMS medical students, plus pages specific to Houses and maintained by the respective House Librarians.

Doctoring & Clinical Skills Resources

These resources are essential for the practicing physician to understand the American health care system.

AHRQ (the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.  The director, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, is a UMMS grad!

AMA - American Medical Association - Homepage of the leading professional organization for practicing physicians, residents and medical students.

AMSA - American Medical Student Association - National organization dedicated to the interests of medical students.

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Information and statistics on public heath, diseases and health disparaties.

CMS - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Information on healthcare access and payments for elderly and other at-risk populations.

DPH - Massachusetts Department of Public Health - Health information and resources focused on the Commonwealth.

HHS - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - General information and resources about U.S. health and healthcare.

NIH - National Institutes of Health - Nations leading health care research agency.

Other Resources?

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Top Clinical Information Tools (eBooks)

Medical Periodicals

Below are the top 5 periodicals that EVERY clinician should follow to remain current in practice:

Top Clinical Information Tools (Online)