OME Fellows: Medical Education Research Guide

Resources for searching for topics relevant to medical education

About PubMed

PubMed, developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), provides access to bibliographic citations to biomedical journal articles, including MEDLINE and additional life sciences journals. 

For more information, please view our complete guide to PubMed.



Focus on health sciences

Use of controlled vocabulary (MeSH)

Indexes for geographic areas and ethnic groups

Unable to do phrase searching

If you use only MeSH terms to search:

You miss articles not yet indexed

PubMed: Search Tips



Full PubMed Workshop - View a full PubMed workshop on demand.



How to search for journal titles in PubMed - covers how to search by journals with common names, i.e., Cell.

How to search for authors in PubMed - covers how author names are indexed and how to search from the Advanced screen.
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