Succeed at Med School

We know that med school can be hard so to help you navigate the early days we've put together and recommended some amazing resources to help you succeed in your first year and beyond.

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First year Essential Books

You may already be familiar some of our books Like Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy. Well, we've got more great books like Netter for you to discover covering the subjects and the skills that you will need to get through your first year successfully.

Our books are available to purchase through our website and from major book retailers.

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Essential Anatomy Resources:

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Brilliant Brains Need Brilliant Books

Rang & Dale Pharmacology
ISBN:  9780702074486

Europe | Middle East & Africa

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
ISBN:  9780323531139

Europe | Middle East & Africa

Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology
ISBN: 9780323597128

Europe | Middle East & Africa

Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine
ISBN: 9780702078682

Europe | Middle East & Africa

Interview with Dr David Randall and Dr Adam Feather

We were lucky enough to be able to ask two of the new editorial team for Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine; Dr David Randall and Dr Adam Feather some questions about themselves, what it was like to work on a book with such heritage and reputation and how students should approach using the new edition
of Kumar and Clarks Clinical Medicine.

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Get ahead with our solutions

Improve studying techniques and deepen understanding of material with access to a wide range of medical content and interactive tools for studying, assessing and improving medical knowledge.

ClinicalKey Student

With ClinicalKey Student, students have access to leading medical content, video resources and powerful study tools to help you study smarter.

Ask your librarian if your university has access or click here for further information.

Complete Anatomy

The world’s most accurate, most advanced and best-selling 3D anatomy platform, with ground-breaking new technology, models and content. Not just an atlas, but an anatomy learning platform, with unique collaboration and learning tools designed for remote learning!

Subscribe to Complete Anatomy today with up to 60% off your first year!

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Elsevier Live Student Edition

Join us every Wednesday starting 16th September for our  weekly virtual webinars. Bringing together acclaimed authors and editors, medical experts & inspiring students to exchange knowledge, discuss hot topics & share insights.

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Study tips

We hope that these tips from medical students who have gone before you, and snippets of content from us will give you what you need to get through your first year. Make sure you share this with your fellow freshers!

Everyone's smart at med school, so chill out

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Study Success a Guide For Med Students;

by Dr Phil Xiu, Editor of the Crash Course Series

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