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MS3 Clerkships: Information Resources: MS3 Clerkships

Information resources for clinical clerkships for 3rd year medical students.


Welcome to the MS3 Clerkships Research Guide!

For each of the six 3rd year clerkships, you'll find information resources to support your education and patient care.  For each clerkship, you will see

  • Best Bets - the top 2-3 full-text resources for your searches.
  • Key Textbooks - the best textbooks for education and study.
  • Mobile/Handheld - apps for your phone or iPad so you can access information 24/7.
  • Recommended resources - additional sites and/or tools identified by clerkship directors.
  • Research articles - links to PubMed and MEDLINE.
  • Shelf prep materials - books and question banks to prepare for the shelf exam

Good luck!

Shelf Prep Materials

The following sources are licensed by Himmelfarb Library and free to our affiliates


The following sources have been recommended by GW medical students and may require personal subscription

Find specific shelf prep materials on each clerkship tab. 

Independent Reading: Recommendations

Subject Guide

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