Geekymedics. The gold standard for OSCE revision. High quality production value and a huge amount of free resources. ACCESS HERE.
This is a fantastic resource that I only found in my last couple of years of medicine. Their notes are ridiculously concise and high yield. With all the hype they’ve created, OSCE stop has now evolved into a new online platform with a subscription service. ACCESS HERE.
A niche oldschool style website providing OSCE notes. I found value in that they also had notes on focused examination stations such as speech and Parkinson’s disease. ACCESS HERE.
Lots of cases across clinical specialties, timed conditions and interactive scoring sheets – a great resource for practising with friends. Still in its early days, but expanding. ACCESS HERE.
Notes, practice questions, MOSLER podcasts, Tiktoks style MedEd videos – medsense hits all 5 senses. ACCESS HERE.
Passmedicine. The gold standard of MedEd question banks. Much loved resource by medical students in the UK and Australia. ACCESS HERE.
The less popular sibling of passmedicine. Useful in that it can offer questions tailored to each institution which are more likely to reflect the questioning style of your university if you’re in the UK. ACCESS HERE.
The new kid on the block. Very active on social media and home to >8,000 questions as well as videos and flash cards. ACCESS HERE.
The flashcard haven. Search for medicine topic flashcards or make your own. Perfect for those who swear by the flashcard approach. Great for anatomy, mnemonics and niche trivia. ACCESS HERE.
Similar to Anki as a flashcard generator. If flashcards are your thing then this may be a useful resource for racking up some more crowd funded cards to your stack. ACCESS HERE.
🏥 F1 Preparation
Juniordoctors.co.uk – Anonymous reviews and detailed rankings of training programme jobs (by hospital), helping you to to rank your jobs wisely and to influence change where you work. ACCESS HERE.
Mind the Bleep (for survival guides and F1 preparation)
Featuring a whole host of survival guides for foundation doctors. This website is the go-to for new doctors working in the NHS. They also have useful articles on finance and career progression. ACCESS HERE.
Messly (Placement ranking tool for FPAS)
No longer do you have to painstakingly sieve through an excel spreadsheet to rank your FPAS jobs – Messly have a useful tool for ranking your top jobs after you have been accepted into a deanery. Later on it will serve you great for finding locum posts. ACCESS HERE.
eLogBook (National surgery log book)
An ancient looking but nationally used database for keeping track of surgeries you have assisted in or performed. A free, valuable tool for anyone considering applying to core surgical training. ACCESS HERE.
🥼Specialty specific content
📽️ Youtube channels
🗣️ Social media accounts
👨💻 Study apps & technology
ZLibrary – Download your university books for free
The worlds largest collection of ebooks. Visit ZLibrary (b-ok.cc at the time of writing) to access most of your universities recommended books for FREE. Sign up to a free account to download 5 books a day and check out my blog ‘How to get your university books for FREE’ here to discover a kindle life hack. ACCESS HERE – Note: If this link doesn’t work then google Zlibrary to find an alternative proxy site.
SciHub – Access full-texts of research papers for free
SciHub is a fantastic resource and an invaluable tool for research projects and writing dissertations. SciHub is the largest open access website for finding full-text PDFs of online journals. You can search using the papers title, DOI number or PubMed ID (you may need to try all these methods). Ive found that Ive been able to get access to 80% of papers this way! TO ACCESS: Google ‘scihub’ as the proxy site is always changing.
🚀 CV-building tools
MedAll – Showcase your society events to the nation
Catch the healthcare/society events you can’t reach in person. MedAll- an online platform to showcase your societies activities. Host conferences and talks, automatically generate attendance certificates and upload your best event recordings for the world to see for years to come. ACCESS HERE
Remarxs – Find research opportunities
An online platform created by Kings College London connecting students with academics. Here you’ll find advertisements for research projects – enhance your networks and build your CV with research papers and presentation opportunities. ACCESS HERE.
👨💻 Business & HealthTech
Health Tech Map – Easily see what areas comprise the world of Health Tech and Digital Health
Created by Dr Mark Law, an NHS GP, the Heal Tech Map is a highly valuable resource for getting a birds eye view on the world of health tech and digital health. You’ll be signposted to accelerators, awards, venture capital investors and more. Work smarter not harder! ACCESS HERE.