Medical Resources


CME - Along with providing a list of accredited providers, new formats of CME, and tools to support implementation of the council's standards for the commercial support, the ACCME also hosts workshops and courses on the site. Tools for CME providers, and state medical societies are also available.

American Cancer Society - Content includes both journal-based and multimedia CME activities. Course offerings are free, however registration is required to access the site.

American Medical Association Continuing Medical Education - The site offers a variety of online courses. JAMA and Archives journal CME allows AMA members and subscribers to earn credit for reading articles and completing an online quiz. There is no charge to access the site. Journal CME's are only available to members and subscribers.

Baylor College of Medicine Continuing Education - CME is offered for thirteen topic areas at no cost

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education - More than 70 free online CME activities, as well as live CME, on demand Webcasts, and medical publications are offered at no cost to the user.

CME Podcasting - CME formats include satellite broadcasts, Webcasts, telephone audio-conferences, CD-ROMS, videos, monographs, MP3 downloads, and Podcasts. The site is accessible for free to registered users. - To date, 844 cases are being offered on a wide variety of topics. Courses are fee-based.

Johns Hopkins Medical Office of Continuing Education - The site offers approximately 530 online and live CME courses in all branches of medicine at no cost to registered users.

Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education - Self-study CME's using videos and DVD's allow participants at their own pace. The site is available at no cost to users.

Medscape CME - 30 CME specialties, such as Critical Care, General Surgery, Hematology-, Oncology, etc at no cost to users. - Adolescent health, behavioral medicine, cardiology, and neurology are some of the topics at no charged to registered users. The courses are offered using Macromedia Flash and PDF files.

Yale CME - Grand Rounds Online

Anatomy - Whether you’re here to study anatomy, or here for that quick refresher before an exam, or you’re simply interested in looking at stunning, state-of-the-art illustrations of human anatomy, is the interactive study aid that is designed to let you study anatomy and test yourself on must-know concepts.

Glossary of Terms - This site, from the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine Health Services Library Information Center, contains links to glossaries of health terms and acronyms.

Institute of Medicine

PaperChase - widely used for patient care, clinical teaching and medical research

National Guideline Clearinghouse - a public resource for evidence based clinical practice guidelines

U.S. Census Bureau - site contains various news, tools and statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. The site also includes the statistics from the last Census

Information on Copyright material

PubList - a database of 150,000 magazines, journals, newsletters, & other periodicals. Find FREE in-depth information on familiar and hard-to-find publications from around the world, representing thousands of topics.

Rittenhouse book distributors

The Almanac - online version of this old classic. Offers a number of interesting home and gardening tips. The site also includes the Almanac’s short and long range weather predictions.

Center of Health Administration Studies.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Medical Dictionary

Medical Database

American College of Physicians Ethics Manual

Johns Hopkins’ Antibiotic Guide

Association of American Medical Colleges

Fellowship & Residency Programs Search – FREIDA Online

National Guideline Clearinghouse - a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.  It is sponsored by the agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans.

National Library of Medicine - provides a wide variety of resources to the biomedical and health sciences.  The format of these resources are searchable databases, citations and full-text (when available).  For consumer health consider using MEDLINEplus.

History of Medicine - National Library of Medicine’s website contains the history of medicine collection.

Profiles in Science - contains archival collections of prominent twentieth-century biomedical scientists available to the public through modern digital technology.

Merckmedicus - is a free medical portal providing medical news, a wide variety of scientific learning resources and professional development.

PubMed - From the National Library of Medicine citations and author abstracts to articles covering medicine, nursing, dentistry and health care system, and the preclinical sciences are available.  When you search PubMed you are searching about  3,900 journals abstracts going back to 1966.

Mayo Clinic Health -  Easy-to-understand information on health topics.

National Women’s Health Information Center- Sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service.

NOAH - New York Online Access to Health, State, Local and Federal Resources selected by editors with consumers in mind. – is an interactive electronic herbal database with hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.

Oncolink - Cancer information from University of Pennsylvania

Online Clinical Calculator

Physician Locator

Family Practice Online

Critical Reviews of WEB Products

Health World Online Village - This is an interesting site organized around the concept of a community. A collection of various health care resources  represented by community institutions. Among other resources, you will find some good information on alternative and complementary medicine here.

American Hospital Directory

New York State Virtual Research Library

Health Care Advisory Board - provides recent news items and reports that they have prepared on pertinent topics.

The Department of Health and Human Services - The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) site has useful policies, fact sheets, healthcare statistics.

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Health on the Net Foundation

Health Leaders

NY Times Health Page

Reuters - Reuters has a health news page with some free news, but some you have to pay for.


Healthcare Intelligence Network - Healthcare Intelligence Network

Medical Matrix - Medical Matrix - Healthcare Management, Managed Care, and Policy (fee based).,_Managed_Care,_and_Policy.asp

Business: Healthcare. Open Directory - Business: Healthcare: Healthcare Management.