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One of the earliest medical journal club references is credited to Cushing's description of Osler's first formal journal club held in 1875 while at McGill: “for the purchase and distribution of periodicals to which he could ill afford to subscribe as an individual.”

Over the ensuing decades, the goals and nature of these collegial meetings have evolved and gone on to gain wide professional acceptance, especially within teaching programs, serving as venues of knowledge discovery and its dissemination. Medical journal clubs continue to play an indispensable role in academic life where professional staff and trainees regularly congregate, present, and critically appraise the latest in…

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 Rethinking Medical Journal Club

While the classic journal club format has maintained consistency—junior staff present the essence of a chosen article and a senior faculty member facilitates consequent discussion among attendees—the journal club's ability to “keep up” and disseminate new knowledge on a timely basis has become unsustainable due to exponential growth in biomedical publications.

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The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of more than 31,000 dedicated people from over 120 countries. We work together to help healthcare practitioners, policy-makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about health care, by preparing, updating, and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews — over 5,000 so far, published online in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, part of The Cochrane Library.

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Free Medical Journals

The Free Medical Journals Site was created to promote the free availability of full text medical journals on the Internet. We welcome your comments and suggestions.


Genamics JournalSeek is the largest completely categorized database of freely available journal information available on the internet. The database presently contains 93424 titles. Journal information includes the description, journal abbreviation, journal homepage link, subject category and ISSN.


JournalWATCH helps physicians and allied health professionals save time and stay informed by providing brief, clearly written, clinically focused perspectives on the medical developments that affect practice.

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MIT Libraries

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National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Betheseda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health.


PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


As the world's leading publisher of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide.

Healio enables you, the health care specialist, to select and tailor news and education to fit your daily practice of medicine. Designed as an in-depth specialty clinical information website, Healio features the industry’s best news reporting, dynamic multimedia, question-and-answer columns, CME and other educational activities in a variety of formats, quick reference content, blogs, peer-reviewed journals and a full line of popular book titles.

Internet Scientific Publications

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Medicine® provides insight from leading scholars about the latest results in clinical investigation. Relevant to both hospital and office practice, the journal includes analytical reviews of Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Neurology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry topics. Articles typically include original patient data from the author's own experience along with a scholarly review of the literature.


Our goal is to bring the highest quality research to the widest possible audience. As a major international publisher of academic and research journals, we publish well over 200 journals, many in partnership with the world''s leading prestigious learned societies.

Taylor & Francis

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Wolters Kluwer

You'll find the best medical literature in the world... Content is updated regularly, according to the frequency of each journal, assuring you of the most up-to-date information available.


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JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. The online version is made freely available to institutions in developing countries.

Journal of Medical Internet Research

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The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) is Australia’s leading peer-reviewed general medical journal. It has been delivering ground-breaking research to the medical community since 1914. Published twice a month, with double issues in January and December (22 issues a year), the MJA covers all the important issues affecting Australian health care, publishing the latest Australian clinical research, evidence-based reviews, clinical practice updates, authoritative medical opinion and debate, and developments within the humanities with respect to medicine. The MJA encourages comment and debate from readers.


Search billions of documents from medical organizations, journals, and databases.


Questia is the first online library that provides 24/7 access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. You can search each and every word of all of the books and journal articles in the collection.


Now, as a values-driven company and global brand, we work toward our vision for 'a healthier world.' We do this by partnering with more than 8,000 medical organisations worldwide so they can provide their users with the best available resources.

The Lancet

The Lancet's prestigious heritage as one of the world's leading medical journals continues to inspire our authors and editors today as they strive for medical excellence in all that they publish. When Thomas Wakley founded The Lancet in 1823, he announced "A lancet can be an arched window to let in the light or it can be a sharp surgical instrument to cut out the dross and I intend to use it in both senses". This philosophy remains at the heart of the journal today.

The New England Journal of Medicine

The NEJM Weekly CME Program offers one-credit exams based on specific articles in the New England Journal of Medicine as each issue is published. Exams are available on the Web or in print when you want to take them.

U.S. Medicine

U.S. Medicine is a monthly publication that serves healthcare professionals working in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and U.S. Public Health Service. Each month U.S. Medicine provides 35,000 physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and administrators with a mix of news, medical updates, interviews, reports on special government topics and monthly columns.

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