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Welcome to Howard University College of Medicine. We are delighted that you are embarking on your career here at Howard and would like to share some teaching resources and strategies that you might find helpful. Wherever in the curriculum you may find yourself teaching we have included strategies on active learning and some additional teaching resources for basic scientists that will assist you.
The overview of the current medical school curriculum is as follows:
The main index of the medical literature.
Always access through the HSL page to get full text of the journal Howard subscribes.
Access to McGraw-Hill medical textbooks, videos, and self-assessment
Hundreds of Elsevier's medical books, textbooks, very current journals and many more!
CETLA (Center on Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment) Resources
Medical Education Journals
Schwartz's Principles of Surgery by THE WORLD'S #1 SURGERY TEXT--UPDATED TO INCLUDE STATE-OF-THE-ART EVIDENCE-BASED SURGICAL CARE AND LEADERSHIP GUIDANCE FOR TRAINEES AND PRACTICING SURGEONS A Doody's Core Title for 2017! The Tenth Edition of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery maintains the book's unmatched coverageof the foundations of surgery while bringing into sharper focus new and emerging technologies. We have entered a new era of surgery in which minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and the use of computers and genomic information have improved the outcomes and quality of life for patients. With these advances in mind, all chapters have been updated with an emphasis on evidence-based, state-of-the-art surgical care. An exciting new chapter, "Fundamental Principles of Leadership Training in Surgery," expands the scope of the book beyond the operating room to encompass the actual development of surgeons. This edition is also enriched by an increased number of international chapter authors and a new chapter on Global Surgery. More than ever, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery is international in scope--a compendium of the knowledge and technique of the world's leading surgeons. Features More clinically relevant than ever, with emphasis on high-yield discussion of diagnosis and treatment of surgical disease, arranged by organ system and surgical specialty Content is supported by boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, and key references Beautiful full-color design
Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Family Medicine, 4th Ed by Provide continuous, comprehensive care of patients throughout their lifetimes with this evidence-based guide A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years Evidence-based recommendations Conservative and pharmacologic therapies Complementary and alternative therapies when relevant Suggestions for collaborations with other healthcare providers Attention to the mental and behavioral health of patients as solitary as well as comorbid conditions Recognition of impact of illness on the family Patient education information End-of-life issues AN EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO THE DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND MANAGEMENT of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care NEW CHAPTERS on prenatal care, tick-borne infections, diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, HIV diagnosis and management, and PTSD/TBI Great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance or recertification Essential for primary care trainees, practicing physicians, advanced practice nurses, and physician assistants
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