refers to the USMLE Board Review
Series by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
There are “BRS” titles for all major disciplines. The authors
vary. Generally excellent, condensed, USMLE outlines. Useful both during
the course, and for review.
refers to the USMLE National Medical Series by . It is the
same setup as BRS but it is written by a different author.
Yield” refers to the eponymous USMLE review series by Lippincott
Williams & Wilkins. Similar
to “BRS,” and available for all disciplines, but much more condensed.Various
Simple” is also a series, with titles for quite a few subjects.
MedMaster Publishing. Very user friendly. Cartoons, jokes, mnemonics.
Adjunct to texts, atlas. Surprising detail. ‘Lite’ in format, not content.
Various authors. Some better than others.
publishes review books. Less overall
use than the other review series. Personal preference.
need this ...
Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2002 (McGraw-Hill) Bhushan, Le, et
al. ISBN: 007138152X
medical dictionary. Stedman’s
Medical Dictionary/Illustrated in Color, 27th ed.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
ISBN: 068340007X. You
will use it—though you might want a smaller one. This one is really
but not required reference materil
Medical Boards Step I Made
Ridiculously Simple, 3rd ed. (MedMaster) Carl.
The Merck Manual, 17th
ed. (Merck) Beers, Berkow, et al. ISBN: 0911910107
one atlas only. We list three popularly used books which have their
pluses and minuses. However, the most often used book is Netter.)
- Atlas of Human Anatomy,
2nd ed. (Novartis) Frank H. Netter, M.D. ISBN: 0914168819
- Color Atlas of Anatomy,
4th ed. (Williams & Wilkins) Rohan, Yokochi et al.
(cadaver photographs) ISBN: 0683304925
- Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy,
10th ed. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins) Agur, Lee.
is the recommended book by Prof. Wozniak, however you are not limited
to it only)
- Clinically Oriented Anatomy,
4th ed. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins) Moore, Dalley.
Clinically Oriented Anatomy,
4th ed. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
-this is a condensed version of the former book .
(Student recommendations as a last
minute review before exam)
- BRS Anatomy.
4th ed. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers)
Won Chung. ISBN: 0683307274 -definitely a must have
when you are running out of time.
Anatomy Made Ridiculously Simple, 2nd ed. (Medmaster)
Goldberg. ISBN: 0940780534
- High Yield
Gross-Anatomy. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers)
Dudek. ISBN: 0781730430
(Basic Histology is a must. An atlas
is also needed but there are many out there)
Histology, 10th ed. (McGraw-Hill)
Junqueira. ISBN: 0838505902
- Wheater’s Functional
Histology: Text and Colour Atlas, 4th ed. (Churchill)
Young, Heath, Eds. ISBN : 0443056129
Histology & Cell Biology, 3rd ed. (Lippincott, Williams &
Wilkins) Gartner. ISBN: 0683301039
- High Yield
Histology. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Dudek. ISBN: 0781721342
(Sadler is the most popular used book.
High Yield is not enough to pass the course)
- Langman’s Medical
Embryology, 8th ed. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Sadler. ISBN: 0683306502
Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 6th ed.
(W. B. Saunders) Moore, Persaud. ISBN: 0721669743
Embryology, 2nd ed. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Dudek. ISBN: 0781721326
(The Professor refers to Harpers for 90% of diagrams and tables. Lippincott is sufficient but at times lacks in certain areas)
Biochemistry, 25th ed. (Lange) Murray et al.
Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry, 2nd ed. (Lippincott)
Champe, Harvey. ISBN: 0397510918
(Student recommendations for last minute review. You only need one)
Board Review Series, 3rd ed. (Lippincott, Williams
& Wilkins) Marks. ISBN: 0683304917
- Clinical Biochemistry Made Ridiculously
Simple. (Medmaster) Goldberg. ISBN: 0940780305
Biochemistry. ( Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Wilcox. ISBN: 0683304593
- Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Examination and Board Review, 6th ed. (McGraw-Hill Professional
Publishing) Jawetz, Levinson ISBN: 0838564100
Microbiology made Ridiculously Simple
, 3rd ed. (Medmaster)
Galdwin ISBN: 0940780496
(Guyton is the recommended book. Although
not all the material is covered by the course, it is a good reference
book for future classes)
of Medical Physiology, 10th ed. (W. B Saunders)
Guyton, Hall ISBN: 072168677X
Companion to Textbook of Medical Physiology, 10th
ed. (W. B. Saunders) Guyton, Hall ISBN: 0721687296 (Good when
traveling around the city.)
(Substitute book for the Guyton. Used
by some students)
- Review of Medical Physiology,
19th ed. (Lange) Gounung ISBN: 0838582826
Text and Review Series (STARS): Physiology, (W. B. Saunders)
Costanzo ISBN: 0721666116
Atlas of Physiology, 4th ed. (Thieme Flexibook)
Despopoulos ISBN: 0865773823
Physiology. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins) Costanzo
ISBN: 0683303961 (Highly recommended by everyone---a must have)
(Young is the book of choice. Easy reading. However, need an Atlas to learn structures thus refer to Netter)
- Basic Clinical Neuroanatomy,
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins) Young ISBN: 0683093517
- The Human Brain: An
Introduction to its Functional Anatomy, 4th ed. (Mosby)
Nolte ISBN: 0323013201
- Ridiculously Made Simple
Neruoanatomy, 2nd ed. (Medmaster) Goldberg. ISBN: 0940780461
- High Yield
Neuroanatomy. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers)
Fix ISBN: 0683307215
(Either book is fine. The textbook gives
more tables and figures that make the subject easier to understand)
- Principles of Medical
Genetics, 2nd ed. (Williams & Wilkins) Gelehrter et
al. ISBN: 0683034456