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Medical/Health Science Sites

Association for the Study of Medical Education []; t:; f:

British Medical Journal The site is also interesting because it hosts email discussions on curent themes - a good example of the use of CMC, in this case, in a professional context.

Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education has been established to develop and integrate initiatives in informatics, education and health services research.

CRD - Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the The University of York:"we provide research-based information about the effects of health and social care interventions via our databases and undertake systematic reviews evaluating the research evidence on health and public health questions of national and international importance. The findings of our research outputs are widely disseminated and have impacted on health care policy and practice, both in the UK and internationally. "

Clinical Medical Resources (texts, reviews, journals, C&IT in medicine) can be found at the Medical Matrix site - you need to register (remember your password) but it's free.

Launched in 1996, "comprises the largest and most current Clinical Knowledge Base available to physicians and health professionals." . eMedicine provides a consumer health site - filed under Medical/Health Science Sites

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) is "is a Department of Health Programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies providing high quality content free of charge for the training of the NHS workforce across the UK" -

Ganfyd - - A medical reference created by medical professionals and invited non-medical experts.  The acronym stands for Get A Note From Your Doctor. It is a free medical knowledge source using the wiki format.  Accessible by anyone, only registered medical practitioners may edit entries. Found via Intute's Internet for Medicine tutorial (

The Higher Education Academy supports a large network of learning and teaching practitioners involved in medicine and dentistry throughout the UK. We provide funding, events, resources and a large number of opportunities to network with learning and teaching practitioners from a variety of institutions and roles.:

The International Virtual Medical School (IVIMEDS) is a "major international collaboration created to meet the challenge facing medical education through innovative approaches which exploit developments in educational thinking and information and communication technologies (ICT). Currently 37 leading medical schools located in 14 countries have committed financial and human resources and agreed to share learning resources to make a reality of the IVIMEDS vision." - URL: 

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association - []

JISC Digital Media - although not speficially medical, "through our online resources, help desk and consultancy services, we help education providers to use digital media in innovative, practical and cost-effective ways",

The Lancet - The full text of a selection of items from both the current and past issues of

The London Deanery offers a series of open access short modules covers core topics in clinical teaching and learning - 

Medic8® ( is a "leading UK medical portal for healthcare professionals and consumers around the world. All content has been reviewed by a qualified UK doctor prior to listing."

Medical Multimedia Group - Medical Multimedia Group "believes in improving communication between you and your patients.We help you create information tools that make complex medical concepts understandable and effectively deliver that information to your patients. "

The Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA) has a page of useful links,

NHS Direct Online

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Irwin H. Brown Office of Continuing Medical Education - 

Professional Organisations - British Medical Association Royal College of Physicians. The Royal Society of Medicine; Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The R.A.L.E.® Repository presents digital recordings of respiratory sounds

The Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs) Project was commissioned by the Scottish Government to produce an e-learning resource which would enhance the educational opportunities for health and social care staff working with people affected by stroke -

University of California, San Diego, Catalog of Clinical Images, [Last Accessed 3 June 2013]

The Visible Human Project - It is creating a complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body.

The Wisdom Project [] delivers continuing professional development (CPD) for primary health care, using Internet technologies for information sharing and communication.