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2017 book list


Learning For Life Educational Program provides comprehensive syllabi for each course as well as reserving books in the library. However, the Curriculum Office has surveyed the faculty for required and recommended text information for pre-clinical year courses. Books can be rented at a substantial savings.


Req. Netter: Atlas of Human Anatomy, 6th Edition, 2014


Req. Larsen: Human Embryology, 5th Edition

Human Genetics

Rec. Nussbaum, Robert L., McInnes, Roderick R., Willard, Huntington F.: Thompson

& Thompson Genetics in Medicine, 8th Edition

Cell and Tissue Biology

Rec. Boron and Boulpaep, Medical Physiology, 3rd Edition, 2016

Rec. Ross and Pawlina, Histology: A Text and Atlas: With Corrected Cell and Molecular Biology, 7th Edition, 2015


Rec. Abbas: Basic Immunology: Function & Disorders, 3rd Edition, 2010


Req. Robbin and Cortran, Pathological Basis of Disease, 9th Edition, 2015


Rec. Goodman & Gillman, Pharm. Basis of Therapeutics, 11th Edition, 2006

Rec. Katzung, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 10th Edition, 2006


Rec. R. Fletcher, S. Fletcher, and G. Fletcher, Clinical Epidemiology: The Essentials, 2013 (5th Edition)

Rec. Kenneth J. Rothman’s Epidemiology: An Introduction, 2nd Edition, 2012

Adult ICM

Rec. Seidel: Mosby’s Guide to Physical Examination, 6th Edition, 2006

Rec. Swartz: Textbook of Physical Diagnosis: H&E, 5th Edition, 2006 Rec. McGee, Steven R.: Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis, 2nd Edition,

Saunders/Elsevier, 2007

Rec. Simel: The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis


Rec. Ferrier: Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews, Biochemistry, 7th Edition, 2017

Brain and Behavior

Req. Nolte J., Angevine JB.: The Human Brain in Photographs and Diagrams, 4th Edition with online access Mosby, 2013 (or 3rd Edition with CD Rom 2008)

Rec. Blumenfeld H. Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases. Sinauer, 2nd Edition, 2010 (or 1st Edition, 2002) – Very useful for Neurology in Module 4 also.

Rec. Black & Andreasen: Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry, 6th Edition, 2014


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