Student Resources

Directory of medical student resources ranging from medical school rankings and application advice to interactive learning tools and free medical text books.

Interactive Learning

  • Brainscape
    Service allowing teachers and students to create flashcards. Includes hundreds of premade sets.
  • Clinical Odyssey
    Subscription clinical acumen testing and case-based diagnosis simulations. Free apps in app stores. - Free options: 'Clinical Sense' (iOS, Android), 'Prognosis: Your Diagnosis' (iOS, Android)
  • eLearning for Healthcare
    Engaging and interactive online learning sessions using images, video, and animation.
  • Geeky Medics
    Free videos, revision notes, OSCE guides, and MCQs for medical students.
  • Kenhub
    Engaging tool with a complete atlas of human anatomy. Optional premium features. - Registration Required
  • Osmosis
    Engaging videos that make learning and retaining medical info easy and fun. - Free Trial Available
  • Picmonic
    Innovative learning site leveraging illustrated stories as visual mnemonic devices.

Pre Med


  • Free Book Centre
    Directory of free medical books around the web (most in PDF format).
  • Free Medical Books
    Index of hundreds of free medical text books in PDF form.
  • Free Medical Journals
    Promotes and links to free full-text medical journals and resources.
  • Google Books
    Searchable index of full-text books, including medical textbooks.
  • Johns Hopkins OCW
    Collection of hundreds of OCW courses developed by the faculty of JHSPH.
  • NCBI Bookshelf
    Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.
  • Open Library: Medicine
    Library catalog offering free access to 1.7m books. An initiative of the Internet Archive.
  • Oxford Medical Education (OME)
    Provides free, online, open-access medical education for doctors and medical students.
  • Wellcome Library
    World-class online resource featuring digitized manuscripts, art, medical videos, and more. - Also: Wellcome Collection