Surgery

Quick Start Surgery Toolkits

Quick Start Surgery Toolkit for Residents and Fellows 2020

The Quick Start Toolkit provides a guide to high-impact clinical tools, resources, and library services available at Stanford. Surgery topics are emphasized. Coverage includes: finding books, journals, and articles at Stanford; navigating the New PubMed; tools for managing references, PDFs, and manuscript bibliographies with Zotero; Google search tips; anatomy visualization tools; keeping current; and mobile apps.  

Point-of-Care Search Tips for Residents

When you have a clinical question and you're looking for a good answer fast. Tips on moving threw a "solar system" of resources until you find the information you need.

Essential Texts

Essential Mobile Apps

Board Review, CME, Maintenance of Certification and Additional Education Resources

Anatomy Tools

Keeping up with the Latest Research

Web Apps

BrowZine

Browse, read, and keep track of your favorite academic journals. This website and mobile app offers a simple, intuitive interface which makes searching and browsing journals easy by title, subject, or ISSN. Access Instructions. . .

Feedly

Feedly provides a free, basic level membership to a reader where users can activate and organize RSS feeds from their favorite websites. RSS is a web feed that allow users to access updates from websites.

Newsletters

STAT+

Register with your Stanford, Stanford Health Care or Stanford Childrens Health email to access subscriber-only newsletters, customizable feeds, and webinars on breaking news in biotech, pharma, and health tech industries

Commentary

NEJM Journal Watch

Reviews over 250 scientific and medical journals. The physician-editors survey high-impact medical journals in specialties and topics to identify key findings. The summaries are presented with a clinical perspective and expert commentary.

F1000

Register with your Stanford, Stanford Health Care or Stanford Childrens Health email to access subscriber-only newsletters, customizable feeds, and webinars on breaking news in biotech, pharma, and health tech industries.

Database Auto-Alerts

Creating PubMed Alerts 

This NIH tutorial shows how to set up automatic email alerts for searches in PubMed. Use the feature to keep up with specific research topics.