Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Medical education web resources

Finding journal articles and reviews
Search Medline, Web of Knowledge, CINAHL, ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)


Sites for students
RCSIsmj - Student Medical Journal of the RCSI
Student BMJ - regular articles on educational issues
Trinity Student Medical Journal - Trinity College Dublin medical students
Medical Council - Professional development and postgraduate medical education
Tomorrow's Doctors, tomorrow's cures  -  Association of American Medical Colleges 
The Student Doctor Network - a digital library of textbooks, simulations, journals, directories.
International Federation of Medical Student Associations

Education, teaching and learning
Association of Medical Education Europe
World Federation for Medical Education
American Assoc. Medical Colleges
MedEdPortal - collaborative repository of resources
Integrated Medical Curriculum -  reference works, interactive tutorials and simulations 
Cram - flashcards in medicine and science
Medical - World's Database of Medical Mnemonics. Downloadable to PDAs.
Continuing Medical Education
Higher Education Academy  -  links to the UK education centres for psychology, social sciences etc
CHIMEUCL Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education
Medical Education and medical informatics area of the BMJ's article collection
Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) -  a digital library of multimedia teaching materials.
Carnegie Mellon Eberly Center - teaching excellence and educational innovation 

Medical Images
Public Health Image Library   - US Centres for Disease Control
Catalog of Clinical Images - University of California
Net Anatomy - large anatomical collection
History of Medicine - US National Library of Medicine's collection

Electives, residencies and careers
Medical Council  - provides information on career structures and opportunities in Ireland
ECFMG / USMLE  - Essential information for all those interested in residency or fellowship programs in the USA. Information booklets, application forms etc.
Prep for USMLE  - a resource site for USMLE candidates
ERAS - the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is operated by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
FREIDA Online  -  an AMA database with over 9,300 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 100 combined specialty programs.
National Residency Matching Program - US corporation facilitating access to graduate programs.
Canadian Resident Matching Service - information on over 4,000 US residency programmes
Careers from the BMJ  - current jobs and career articles published in the British Medical Journal
StudentBMJ - regular career articles 
MDU Medical Student - UK's Medical Defence Union for medical students
AMSA (American Medical Student Association) hosts the online database called International Health Opportunities Directory
Medical Council of Canada / Le Conseil médical du Canada
General Medical Council UK
British Council - healthcare careers information for overseas graduates
Southerndoctor  - job information for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
Australian Medical Council
Medical Council of New Zealand
Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

Worldwide hospital search at MediLexicon


Suggested sites are welcome - please email Grainne McCabe

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