Resources and Advice from DO Students: Courses

First Year Pathology

Electronic Resources

  • Firecracker
  • Pathoma**
  • Picmonic


  • First Aid for the USMLE
  • Fundamentals of Pathology
  • Pocket Robbins (AKA Baby Robbins)
  • Robbins Pathology*


  • Read the text and write practice test questions for yourself.
  • Saying it out loud and repeating the terms helps a lot.
  • I reviewed my class notes, made my own quiz questions, then summarized similarities and differences.
  • Don’t fall behind.

* – Top rated resources

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