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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Subject Review & USMLE Prep Resources

Online Resources/Question Banks via OUWB Med
Note: Resources listed below are made available to students and faculty through the OUWB Medical Library.  Resources User Guide pdf 
Question Banks
  • Board Vitals - a question bank with USMLE-format questions for Steps 1-3,  as well as shelf exams in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery (registration required for access). How to get started? (user's guide). You must use this registration URL to set-up an account.
  • EXAM Master OnLine - a question bank containing thousands of practice questions covering content in basic sciences and USMLE-format questions for medical subject review and board review (registration required for access). To learn how to use Exam Master, check out their user's guides.
  • USMLE Easy - a question bank of review questions covering all disciplines and organ systems included in the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 (registration required for access).  
Other Review/Prep Resources
(A personal account may be required for free access to self assessment questions in various resources listed below.)
  • Acland's Video Atlas - over 300 multiple choice questions on human anatomy available for self-study
  • Case Files - clinical cases from Toy’s best-selling series Case Files, with each case including features of extended discussion, clinical pearls, and comprehension questions
  • First Aid eBook Series from McGraw Hill - online books for online viewing or downloadable for independent/self-directed learning
  • LWW Health Library - Board Review Series - collection of board review series covering all core basic sciences disciplines with USMLE-format questions; a self-assessment feature for creating customized quizzes  
  • LWW Health Library - Medical Education - access to online textbooks in basic sciences, multimedia learning resources, and self-assessment questions  for subject review/independent study
  • LWW Clerkship/Clinical Rotations - materials and self-assessment questions for clerkship/clinical rotations and preparation for Steps 2 & 3
  • Review Questions - through AccessMedicine. Use your AccessMedicine login ID to access review questions. To locate the resource, click on the Study Tool Tab on the top of the AccessMedicine home page.
Review Books from OUWB Medical Library
The OUWB Medical Library maintains a special print collection of review books. They can be found in the OUWB Medical Library Quiet Study Room #102. Additional book titles may be found via the OU Libraries OneSearch. If you need any assistance with locating any books or would like to recommend any book titles for the library purchase/collection, please contact the medical library staff
Library Contact
Misa Mi, PhD, MLIS
Professor and Medical Librarian
E-mail: mi@oakland.edu
Phone: (248) 370-3774
Location: Medical Library Office, Kresge Library 130
Free Discipline-Related Practice Questions on
Anatomy / Embryology
     Practice Questions from University of Michigan Medical School
     Medical Genetics Quiz from University of Michigan Medical School Curriculum
Neuroanatomy Quizzes
     Neuroanatomy Quizzes from University of Utah School of Medicine
     Case Studies from the Department fo Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
     Examinations in Pathology from University of Utah
Free Apps and Tools on the Internet