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Volume 5 | Issue 2 | February 2015         

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New & Improved DynaMed App  |  Student Corner  |  Faculty Corner  |  ROAST 2015 Video

New & Improved DynaMed App!

DynaMed, one of the library's best resources for evidence-based clinical information, has just released a new version of their app with a much easier activation process!
  1. Download the free DynaMed App from the iTunes Store or Google Play.
  2. Access DynaMed from the Medical Library website by going to Find > Databases > DynaMed
  3. Click Mobile on the top navigation toolbar and enter your email address. You will be emailed an activation code.
  4. Open the email on your mobile device.
  5. Click the link in the email to activate the app (must be done within 48 hours or you will have to request a new activation code).

If you have any questions or problems downloading the app, please contact us at

Student Corner

Online Organ System Course Guides The Medical Library has "one stop resource shops" for all organ system courses with concise webpages listing your textbooks, supplemental eBooks, relevant external websites, and resources for USMLE and exam prep! Links to the guides for current and upcoming courses are listed below, but for all, check out our Course Guides page.

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Miss the February InfoBite on Drug & Alternative Medicine Resources? Check out the Drug Information & Pharmacology Online Resource Guide or the Quick Reference Chart featuring strengths, weaknesses and mobile app information for each resource. 

Faculty Corner

Faculty Brown Bag Series The faculty series continues in March! Anyone interested in the topic is welcome to attend and please feel free to bring your lunch!

March: Writing Review Articles
  • When: Wednesday, March 18 from 12:00 - 1:00pm
  • Where: 478 O'Dowd
  • Description: In this session, we will discuss different types of reviews, including the difference between systematic reviews and narrative reviews, and learn about the process of conducting a systematic review.

If you have any questions about the series, please contact us at


OUWB Publications

Awad C, Parikh R, Fardous Y. Pulmonary leucostasis in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. BMJ Case Rep. 2015. [ePub ahead of print]. (Christina Awad is an MD Candidate in the Charter Class of 2015 at the OUWB; Dr. Rajul Parikh specializes in hematology and oncology at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the OUWB.)

Pololi LH, Evans AT, Civian JT, Gibbs BK, Gillum LH, Brennan RT. Faculty vitality-surviving the challenges facing academic health centers: A national survey of medical faculty. Acad Med. 2015. [ePub ahead of print] (Dr. Linda Gillum is Associate Dean for Academic & Faculty Affairs and serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the OUWB) 

Rezaee ME, Pollock M. Multiple chronic conditions among outpatient pediatric patients, southeastern Michigan, 2008-2013. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015;12:E18. (Michael Rezaee is an MD Candidate in the Class of 2017 at the OUWB; Dr. Martha Pollack specializes in Internal Medicine at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak and serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the OUWB)

Medical Library's 2015 ROAST Video

The Medical Library contributed a short video to this year's ROAST hosted by the Pediatrics Interest Group on February 20th in support of the CARE House of Oakland County. The video, featuring our skeleton quartet, has been added to the library's YouTube channel for your viewing pleasure!

Indiana Bones and company have been evicted! Will they find a new home? Will they drink too much coffee? Find out in this thrilling episode!


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