Category Archives: E-Texts

New: 3D Human Anatomy Modeling

Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas provides a new way to study and explore anatomy. This online anatomy atlas allows users to view specific structures and layers from head to toe, rotate anatomical models, and explore systemic and regional anatomy. Visible … Continue reading

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Revamp Your Teaching with Open-Source Modules

How do you teach?  If you’re interested in adding innovation to your instruction, check out online modules made available by GW faculty! Online teaching materials and modules serve as  great teaching tools in medical education.  GW’s SMHS and CNHS faculty … Continue reading

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Step 1 @ Himmelfarb

Himmelfarb’s resources are available for USMLE Step 1 study  via the Board Preparation: USMLE Step 1 Research Guide and include: Access to question banks (USMLEasy, Exam Master, Gold Standard) and case files (via the brand new Case Files Collection) for preparation using question/answer and case-based … Continue reading

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Proquest e-book access issue?

Have you had any difficulty accessing a Proquest or ebrary e-book? Himmelfarb Library‘s ebrary e-books recently transitioned to the vendor’s new Proquest Ebook Central platform and some users have experienced access issues. When you access e-books via Proquest Ebook Central, … Continue reading

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DNA and the Ethics of Genetic Modification

Check out this freely-accessible National Geographic article titled “How the DNA Revolution is Changing Us”.  This article explores the role of CRISPR in gene modification efforts, its potential, and the ethical challenges it raises. Genetic modification has improved disease control … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Your LGBT Patients

Medicine Grand Rounds this Thursday, August 11 will focus on What You Need to Know About Your LGBT Patients.  This presentation by Shane Snowdon, MA,  founding director of the Center for LGBT Health & Equity at the University of California San … Continue reading

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Understanding Mental Disorders

Patient handouts are a great tool for clinicians, improving a patient’s commitment to a treatment plan as well as providing information for future reference. A new edition of a popular patient handout title is available for psychiatric conditions – Understanding … Continue reading

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