The PCOM network account is used to logon to on-campus computers and to authenticate off-campus users.
Forgotten password? Contact the ITS Department at 215-871-6110 or HelpDesk@pcom.edu to resolve network account problems.
The My Accounts tab has drop-down links to personal accounts for:
- My Library Account
- Board Vitals
- Exam Master
When registering for personal accounts or mobile downloads, always use your PCOM e-mail account.
My Library Account
Enter your last name and the PCOM Library ID # on your PCOM ID card to access your Library Account. You may review borrowed and requested items, due dates, and fines. You may also renew items online.
You can find your PCOM Library ID # on the back of your PCOM ID card. Your Library ID # consists of four zeroes + the final five digits on the back of your PCOM ID (see below).
For PCOM IDs issued prior to Summer 2014, your Library ID # consists of four zeroes + the first five digits on the back of your PCOM ID (see below).
If you are unable to sign in to your account, fill out the following form to request your library id number.
Students – self-register an Aquifer account using your pcom.edu email address.
After registering, you’ll receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of “Invitation to Register for Aquifer Courses From Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine”. Select the embedded link in the email to complete the registration process.
The PCOM Library now provides access to the following BoardVitals question banks:
- USMLE Step 1
- USMLE Step 2
First time users can register an account at BoardVitals.
Exam Master is a question bank useful for preparing and practicing for Boards and Certification Exams, including COMLEX, USMLE, Certification Review Exams, NAPLEX and PANCE. See the Board Review library guide for a complete list. Self-register on the Exam Master web site.
ILLiad is the electronic system that allows PCOM faculty, students, and staff to request articles, books and book chapters not owned or licensed by the PCOM Library.
First time users need to create an account before accessing ILLiad.
During registration, you will be asked to choose a Username and Password. We recommend using your PCOM Nucleus login. You will use this Username and Password when logging on to the ILLiad system in the future. ILLiad will encrypt your password, so it will remain secure. Only you will know your password.
Visit the ILLiad FAQ for more information.
MedU Virtual Patients
MedU Virtual Patients Students – self-register using your pcom.edu email address. See MedU Registration Instructions. After registering, you’ll receive an email from email@example.com with a subject line of i-InTIME New Account. Select the embedded link in the email to complete the registration process.
Faculty interested in using MedU Virtual patients should email Library@pcom.edu to request Instructor status.
RefWorks is a web-based research management, writing, and collaboration tool. It is an invaluable resource for saving and organizing citations and web sites, and creating bibliographies in hundreds of journal-specific formats.
uWISE (Undergraduate Web-Based Interactive Self-Evaluation) exam was developed by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics to help medical students and residents acquire the necessary basic knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology, regardless of future medical specialty choice. The quizzes are also an excellent tool to help prepare for the NBME OB/GYN subject exam and national licensure examinations.
Required use in OB/GYN clerkship. Link and additional information is available in Blackboard.
If you are not currently enrolled in the OB/GYN clerkship Blackboard course but still require access, please submit the following form to request registration instructions for uWise.
Please note the following:
- Access is to uWise is limited to current students in the ob/gyn clerkship rotation.
- Students will need to register on the site and create their own login with unique username and password.
- Students must user their pcom.edu email address to register.