Books can be ordered at:

The UIC Medical Bookstore is located on-campus at:

Student Center West

828 South Wolcott Ave.

Chicago, IL 60612

(312) 413-5550

Some of these texts can be found on-line on the UIC Library web page at:


Recommended: some of these texts available for loan from Family Medicine at UIC.

AFP Clerkship Topic List: found on the UIC Department of Family Medicine web site.
Essentials of Family Medicine, 6th Edition, Sloane, P.
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, 4th Edition, South-Paul, J.
Blueprints Family Medicine, 3rd Edition, Lipsky, M.
The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 2nd Edition, Usatine, R.
Case Files; Family Medicine, 3rd Edition, Toy, E.

Other resources that can be used:

Swanson’s Family Practice Review  – questions/answers only
Essentials of Family Practice by Rakel
Manual of Family Medicine by Taylor
Primary Care Medicine by Goroll
Medicine: A Primary Care Approach by Rubin

– Recommended:  1) a text for Internal Medicine, numerous options available at the book store.
2) MKSAP student question book to prepare for the shelf exam


One of the following texts:

Board Review Series for Pediatrics
Case Files
Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics
One of the following Question Book/Banks:
U World


1.    The following textbooks are highly recommended:

a.     DSM-VTM: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (5th ed). American Psychiatric Association, 2013.

b.     Andreasen, N. & Black D. Introductory Textbook to Psychiatry, (6th ed.). American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2014.

2.   The following resources have been recommended by your peers:

a.    USMLE World Question Bank

b.    First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship

c.     Lange Q&A Psychiatry

d.     Psychiatry Pretest


Required: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seventh Edition, by Charles R.B. Beckmann

Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Hacker & Moore

Recommended: Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology

SURGERY – Recommended Resources:

  1. Texts
    a. ACCESS SURGERY – a free online compendium of several texts for in depth information including anatomy, diagnosis,surgical approach, management.
    b. Essentials of General Surgery, Peter F Lawrence, 4th Edition and online question bank, 5th Edition is to be released in October 2012.
    c. CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery: Thirteenth Edition, LANGE CURRENT Series, Free online via ACCESS SURGERY.
    d. pocket book reference:
    Surgery A Competency-Based Companion, by Barry D. Mann, published by Saunders, 2008
    2. Cases
    a. Case Files: Surgery, free online via ACCESS SURGERY.
    b. MS Casebook
    c. Virtual Patient, online resource.
    3. Questions
    a. Pre-Test Surgery, free online via ACCESS SURGERY, approximately 600 questions.
    b. U-world Question Bank, approximately 160 questions.


Review your Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurologic Exam materials including videos.

  1. Additional Neurology references will be updated on blackboard with available UIC library links.
    2. Adam’s and Victor’s Principles of Neurology (latest edition)
  2. Review your clinical neuroanatomy and Neurologic Exam materials including videos
  3. Adam’s and Victors Principles of Neurology (latest edition)
  4. Dr. Testai’s (UIC) book, Hankey’s Clinical Neurology (2nd or current edition), Gorelick and Testai
  5. American Acadmeny of Neurology

Updated: 8/29/17