The esteemed physician Sir William Osler felt that learning was an apprenticeship, and that medical apprentice learners needed convenient access to authoritative information to aid them in their studies. MedicalStudent.com is a digital library of authoritative medical education information designed to help all students of medicine. The goal of MedicalStudent.com is to provide a starting point for entry into medical places of enlightenment, entertainment and education on the Internet. MedicalStudent.com identifies authoritative medical World-Wide Web sites that can teach, illuminate, and inspire. In essence, MedicalStudent.com is meant to serve as a "pico portal" for users interested in quality medical resources on the Internet. Feel free to bookmark and / or link to MedicalStudent.com.
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