Department of Medicine

Internal Medicine Student Interest Group

Helpful Links

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Local Interest
American College of Physicians, Indiana Chapter
Indianapolis Medical Society
Indiana State Medical Association

Residency Programs in Indiana
Indiana University Internal Medicine Residency Program
Indiana University Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program

National Resources
AAIM Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians
ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines
Society for Hospital Medicine

Online Texts and References (VPN Required)
Harrison's Internal Medicine 16th ed.
Hurst's The Heart 11th ed.
Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2007

ACP Medicine (VPN Required)
ACP PIER (ACP members only; also available through the RLML below)
ACS Surgery (VPN Required) from WebMD
Ruth Lilly Medical Library (RLML) – many resources in print and online
The Merck Manuals (VPN required)

Geriatric Medicine
American Geriatrics Society

Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Medicine
American College of Cardiology
ACC Clinical Statements/Guidelines
American Heart Association: for Healthcare Providers
AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Emergency Cardiovascular Care 2005
AHA Scientific Statements and Practice Guidelines Topic List
American Stroke Association: for Healthcare Professionals
AHA/ASA Guidelines and Scientific Statements
European Society of Cardiology
ESC Guidelines
Framingham Heart Study
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: Clinical Practice Guidelines
ATP III Cholesterol
JNC VII Hypertension

Endocrinology and Diabetology
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
AACE Guidelines for Clinical Practice
American College of Physicians: Diabetes Portal
American Diabetes Association: for Healthcare Professionals
ADA Clinical Practice Recommendations
The Endocrine Society
National Osteoporosis Foundation: Clinical Practice Guideline

American College of Gastroenterology
ACG Guidelines
American Gastroenterological Association
AGA Medical Position Statements

Hematology and Oncology
American Cancer Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Infectious Disease and HIV Medicine
Infectious Diseases Society of America
International AIDS Society-USA
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2006: from the CDC
Vaccines & Immunizations for Healthcare Providers: from the CDC

National Kidney Foundation
American Society of Nephrology

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
American College of Chest Physicians
American Lung Association
American Thoracic Society
ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)
NHLBI Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma: Expert Panel Report 3
Society of Critical Care Medicine

American College of Rheumatology
ACR Classification Criteria for Rheumatic Diseases
ACR Practice Guidelines

Calculators/Tools on the Web
BMI calculator for Children, Teens and Adults: from the CDC
Framingham Risk Calculator: 10-Year Risk of Having a Myocardial Infarction

Wilson PWF, D'Agostino RB, Levy D, Belanger AM, Silbershatz H, Kannel WB. Prediction of coronary heart disease using risk factor categories. Circulation 1998;97:1837-1847.
Framingham Risk Calculator: 5-Year Risk of Having a Stroke Following New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation
Wang TJ, Massaro JM, Levy D, Vasan RS, Wolf PA, D'Agostino RB, Larson MG, Kannel WB, Benjamin EJ. A Risk Score for Predicting Stroke or Death for Individuals with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in the Community: The Framingham Heart Study. JAMA 2003;290:1049-1056.
MDRD GRF Calculator: from the National Kidney Foundation
Also a link to Cockcroft-Gault Creatinine Clearance Calculator


Related Links
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Academy of Neurology
AAN Practice Guidelines
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Radiology
ACR Appropriateness Criteria
American College of Surgeons
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American Psychiatric Association
APA Practice Guidelines
American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Society of Cytopathology
College of American Pathologists
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons