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What is AccessMedicine?

AccessMedicine provides medical students with a variety of resources for their studies and clerkships.

  • Medical textbooks – Including the latest editions of the world’s most respected medical texts such as, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine and CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, audio files, and animations that feature complicated concepts presented in terms students can understand are available, including videos illustrating fundamental medical concepts drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.
  • Differential Diagnosis Tool – Connect to more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®, a downloadable McGraw-Hill Medical app, that saves you time by allowing you to browse by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.
  • Practice Guidelines are annually updated guidelines from Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care that assist in disease screening, prevention, and management by providing succinct digest versions of longer original guidelines.
  • Diagnostic Tests, from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, is a quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting.
  • Quick Medical Dx & Tx is a collection of concise evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice – perfect for high-yield review or for quick reference in the clinical setting.
  • Self-Assessment – Extensive Q&A from leading references such as Harrison’s Self-Assessment and Board Review, William’s Obstetrics Study Guide and the LANGE FirstAid series, to assist students and residents in exam preparation.
  • Integrated Drug Database – Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions quickly from more than 1,000 generic and brand-name drugs, with customizable, printable patient handouts presented in English and Spanish.
  • Cases – A selection of cases from across the popular Case Files series, which helps medical students better understand and evaluate real world experiences by offering questions to frame the case and the approach to the patient.

AccessMedicine Overview

Harrison's Podcast

Illuminating and engaging discussions on key principles of internal medicine, around board-style case vignettes from the acclaimed  Harrison’s Self Assessment and Board Review.



Charles Wiener, MD, Professor of Medicine 
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 
Cathy Handy, MD, Fellow, Oncology 
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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The original version of this guide was created by Rebecca Hines, M.L.I.S., Education Librarian & Assistant Professor at Des Moines University Library.  She generously gave me permission to use hers as a template for this guide.

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