As a student pursuing your Caribbean medical degree, you will refer to numerous resources in your studies. Winsor University School of Medicine (WUSOM) offers a wealth of such tools to our students. We expect you to make use of these materials while you are here, so you may enhance your learning experience. We want you to rely on the medical journals and clinical tools we have available, as well as the other educational resources we offer, both online and in our campus library.
Exploring the Educational Resources at WUSOM
In order to get the most value from the medical journals and clinical tools we make available to students, you must first be aware of them. It is also helpful to know what they are and how you might use them.
Consider the guide below as a starting place for exploring these materials:
- The BMJ– Formerly called the British Medical Journal, this is a peer-reviewed medical journal that is updated daily. The four primary areas reported on are education, research, campaigns, and news & views. The BMJ is used to inform, engage, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals.
• Nature – As the name implies, this journal is focused on nature/scientific research, with several subjects discussed, including chemistry, clinical practice & research, earth & environment, life sciences, and physical sciences. These journals may be used by a wide variety of individuals who require research materials.
• New England Journal of Medicine – This journal is dedicated to affording physicians access to the best research available on biomedical science and clinical practice. The NEJM is an established career companion for doctors.
• Science –You will find several journals/topics of interest here, which include science, advances, translational medicine, signaling, immunology, and robotics. These journals may be used to edify and enlighten students and professionals.
• American Medical Student Research Journal – The information found here includes basic science research, clinical research, case reports, and the humanities. Created by medical students, this publication is intended to give the physical-scientists of the future a chance to hone their critical thinking skills.
• Bentham Open – This is a series of peer-reviewed journals, which cover the disciplines of medicine, technology, science, and the social sciences. The publication serves as a platform by which researchers may publish their findings.
• BioMed Central:The Open Access Publisher – This is an ongoing portfolio of approximately 300 peer-reviewed journals. The purpose is to share discoveries in medicine, technology, science, and engineering.
• BMJ Open – The BMJ Open is an open-access version of the BMJ. It is a medical journal that addresses research questions in public health, public health, epidemiology, and clinical medicine. This is a viable source of research for medical students and health professionals.
• Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – The directory is a compilation of more than 10,000 journals covering topics related to medicine, technology, science, the humanities, and social science. It is intended as a starting place for information searches.
• E-Journals.org – Here, you will find a wealth of journals. This may be utilized by international students as an intellectual platform.
• Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research – Here, you will find a website made possible by the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER). Its purpose is to develop and promote health education and research programs.
• Google Scholar – This is used by students around the world. It serves as a search engine for scholarly literature in numerous disciplines, including those related to medicine and science.
• Highwire: Free Full-text Science Articles – Highwire is a publishing platform associated with Stanford University. Its primary purpose is to assist academic publishers in hosting peer-reviewed content.
• Medicine – This resource provides researchers with access to peer-reviewed content. The authors must ensure that the information they provide is scientifically, ethically, and technically sound.
• OMICS International – In this journal, you can access real-time research data to enhance the scope of your studies. Many clinical and medical journals may be found at this website.
• PLOS Medicine – Here, you will find much information on environmental, biomedical, political, and social determinants of health. This journal may be particularly helpful to researchers, clinicians, and policymakers.
• PubMed – A publication of the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, the general purpose of this website is to uncover new knowledge. Students, researchers, and health professionals can explore a broad array of articles and other tools, including journals and clinical trials.
Using the Right Resources to Earn Your Caribbean Medical Degree
We encourage you to explore all of the materials available via our website and library, both of which provide an incredible amount of resources and information. In addition to the journals listed here, you will also find links to clinical tools on our website. These include a Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, the Interactive Dermatology Atlas, a Scientific Calculator, and the WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool.
Call WUSOM at 1-869-466-1220/6157 for more information about earning your Caribbean medical degree. You can also fill out our online contact form.