The Knowledge Weavers team of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library offers multimedia support services to health sciences faculty. The primary mission of the Knowledge Weavers team is to proactively guide faculty in the application of multimedia programs designed to enhance learning.
Instructional materials developed by the Knowledge Weavers team for health sciences educators:
This electronic laboratory includes over 1800 images along with text and tutorials that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease states including human reproduction.
National Board of Medical Examiners
Contains information of USMLE, including performance data on past examinations; the Subject Examination Program; the standardized Patient Project; NBME Services to the Health Professions; and the NBME Medical Education Research Fund.
Has on-line versions of the USMLE Bulletin of Information; content descriptions and performance norms for Steps 1, 2, and 3; and FAQs re USMLE.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
A file with patient care resources:
Physician On Line
A database, clinical content, communication file.
PSI Process Systems Inc.
A guide to the internet for physicians.
The American Medical Association
Food and Drug Administration
Contains up-to-date notices of drug and device approvals.
National Library of Medicine
Contains a number of data base resources for researchers and clinicians. It includes Medline access which requires users to have an account and password (instructions are available on the site).
National Institutes of Health
Provides information on a variety of topics. Up-to-date treatment recommendations for cancer are found in the National Cancer Institutes PDQ Site.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Useful medical reference on a variety of topics. International travelers may visit the traveler,s health section which lists vaccination requirements and health risks.
Department of Health and Human Services
This site contains multiple links to information on a variety of topics.
American Medical Association
This site provides a searchable data base containing a profile on every physician in the United States of America.
Onco-Link, The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource
This site contains cancer diagnosis and treatment information and a list of ongoing cancer treatment trials.
World Health Organization
An important site regarding epidemiologic issues particularly infectious disease outbreaks. E-mail addresses allow users to send specific questions on various topics.
The Association of American Medical Colleges
This site links to all U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals.
Health Information Management Society
This group is devoted to those interested in medical communication and computing.
Contains clinical practice guidelines from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Medical/Health Sciences Libraries on the Web
This contains medical and health sciences libraries grouped by state.
WWW Virtual Library
This is a pathway to many medical sites throughout the world.
This is a link to hospital home pages worldwide.
This site is a support group for patients suffering from infertility and provides useful information regarding the physical, psychological, and emotional care of infertile couples.
The Utah Center for Advanced Reproductive Technology
This site contains a variety of specific information regarding evaluation and treatment of infertile couples at the Utah Center for Advanced Reproductive Technology.