Resources and Advice from DO Students: Rotations

Fourth Year Internal Medicine/Subspecialty Rotation

Electronic Resources

  • Applications
    • 3D Brain
    • BMI Tool
    • Cardiac Risk Calculator
    • ECG Guide
    • Heart Age
    • HeartPro
    • MedCalc
    • TIMI Score
  • Kaplan
  • MedPod101 Podcasts
  • Websites


  • 5 Minute Clinical Consult
  • First Aid for the USMLE Step 1
  • First Aid for the USMLE Step 2
  • Fluid and Electrolytes Acid Base Companion
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine for Rounding
  • Guide to Inpatient Medicine
  • Harrison’s Internal Medicine
  • High Yield IM
  • IM Blueprints*
  • IM Case Files**
  • IM Pretest
  • Maxwell’s
  • MKSAP for Students 5
  • NMS Medicine
  • Sabatine IM
  • Step Up to Medicine*
  • Step Up to Step 2

Additional Resources

  • USMLEWorld


  • Do practice questions EVERY DAY.
  • Learn how to write admission and SOAP notes!
  • Do as many procedures as you can and never be afraid to ask for the opportunity to do a procedure if your attending or senior resident is planning to perform one.
  • Review basic physiology and pathology related to conditions you see.
  • Every day when you leave your rotation try to read on the condition of at least one of your patients!
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