Educational Resources

“To study phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.”       – Sir William Osler

We highly recommend strengthening your medical knowledge by practicing testing with cased-based format questions. Here some resources based on common neurology cases:

  • Blueprints Neurology.  Drislane FW, Acosta J, Caplan L, Bernard C, Tarulli A.  LWW, 4th edition, 2013.
  • Case Files Neurology.  Toy E, Simpson E, Tintner Ron.  McGraw-Hill Education, 2nd edition, 2012.
  • Pretest Neurology.  Anschel D.  McGraw-Hill Education, 8th edition, 2012.

Other resources, such as textbooks, online resources, and your previous Neuroscience notes can help you during the clerkship.


  • First Exposure to Neurology.  Kirshner H.  McGraw-Hill Education, 1st edition, 2007. – We have one book available for you to use during clerkship! Collect the first day of the rotation with Kelly Martin (coordinator).
  • Clinical Neurology.  Aminoff M, Greenberg D, Simon R.  McGraw-Hill Education, 9th edition, 2015.



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