Month: July 2016

Off-campus Access Problems

Richard Saldivar Service Disruptions

Some students were reporting trouble with accessing PCOM library resources off-campus. The issues has now been resolved. However, if you continue to experience trouble, please try accessing library resources either in a new browser or by clearing your cache. Please contact the PCOM Help Desk at at 215-871-6110 or via HELPDESK@pcom.edu. if you continue to experience trouble

Thieme Atlas of Anatomy

Richard Saldivar Front Page, Library News, New Resources

The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the 3rd edition of the Thieme Atlas of Anatomy. Students, faculty and staff now have the ability to download the book to iPads/Android tablets/pcs for off-line use (see here for PC/Mac Instructions and here for mobile instructions.) Key Features organized by self-contained guides to specific topics on every two-page spread hundreds of clinical applications integrated into the anatomical descriptions, emphasizing the vital link between anatomical structure and function illustrated with expertly rendered digital watercolors, cross-sections, x-rays, and CT and MRI scans clearly labeled images help you easily identify each structure summary tables throughout – ideal…

Draw it to Know It: Gross Anatomy Now Available!

Richard Saldivar Front Page, Library News, New Resources, News

The PCOM Library now offers Draw it to Know it for Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy! Draw it to Know it teaches medical sciences in a purely kinesthetic way, revitalizing a classic approach to science education for the modern classroom. Follow the simple directions below to register for Draw it to Know it now. To register, you must access the Draw it to Know registration page while on the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine network On the registration page, create a username and password Use this username and password at www.drawittoknowit.com anytime and anywhere For mobile access, download the Draw it…

Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution

PJ Grier Hot Topics in Research, July, Research Commentary

Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution A health care revolution is under way, and doctors must be part of it. But many are deeply anxious and angry about the transformation, fearing loss of autonomy, respect, and income. Given their resistance, how can health system leaders engage them in redesigning care? In this article, Dr. Thomas H. Lee, Press Ganey’s chief medical officer, and Dr. Toby Cosgrove, the CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, describe a framework they’ve developed for encouraging buy-in. Adapting Max Weber’s “typology of motives,” and applying behavioral economics and other motivational principles, they describe four tactics leadership…

USMLE First Aid Review Collection

Richard Saldivar Front Page, Library News, New Resources

The PCOM Library now offers electronic access to the USMLE First Aid Review Collection! The collection includes all of the following titles in PDF format: First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2015 First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Eighth Edition First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition First Aid for the USMLE…