A sampling of reputable medical sites on the World Wide Web compiled with the assistance of the Medical Library Association
The site of the Association of American Medical Colleges provides access to AAMC publications and offers health policy and business news from the nation's medical schools and teaching hospitals.
HHS developed healthfinder to direct the public to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, Web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for consumers.
HealthWeb provides links to specific, evaluated resources for health-related information on the Web. The links are selected by librarians and information professionals at leading Midwestern academic medical centers.
The Mayo Clinic Health Oasis site features an "Ask Mayo" section, where MDs offer quick fixes to tricky questions.
Physicians who subscribe to MDConsult can receive medical information from more than 50 publishers, organizations and societies.
Medcast Networks allows subscribing physicians to customize access to medical news that applies to their specialties.
Medicine on the Net is a monthly resource for healthcare professionals. Subscribers can visit a Q-&-A section and find links to other sites.
A site for clinicians and consumers that provides free access to a collection of more than 25,000 full-text, peer-reviewed clinical medical articles.
A medical search engine that rates and reviews more than 11,000 medical and health-related sites.
All users can view abstracts of New England Journal of Medicine articles; subscribers can access the complete text of articles.
The Medline site is the online database of the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine. It contains bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more than 3,900 biomedical journals published in the U.S. and 70 foreign countries.
The Physicians' Online Network bills itself as the world's largest Internet community of MDs. It is known for open discussions and forums among physicians.