This is what you’ve been waiting for: putting the textbook knowledge into practice, as you get thrown into a hospital and sholved behind a blue curtain. Putting a face to the disease is the best way to remember it.

What are the essentials to know as you rotate through the basics in the clinical years? Click the pics for handy resources relevant to each:

General medical & specialty medicine


Emergency medicine

Obstetrics & gynaecology


General Practice (primary care)

Aged & Palliative care

Mental health

Transition to Internship

What are we missing?

The above sections are by no means complete. Check out LITFL resources to look for more of what you need.

David Townsend has also spent time putting together a fantastic list.