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Mobile Resources

A guide to various apps and mobile-optimized websites related to medical research and practice.

Access Medicine

Access App icon

Access Medicine      Android I Apple


Using the Access App (AccessMedicine)

1.     Navigate to AccessMedicine (via the NU Proxy or while on the VPN)  

2.     Ensure the right hand corner reads Northwestern University

3.     Click on Sign in or Create a Free MyAccess Profile

4.     Select Create a Free MyAccess Profile

5.     Complete the registration form and then click on Create Profile

6.     On your mobile device, download the Access App

7.     Log in with the MyAccess username and password you created  



To maintain access to AccessMedicine, you will need to log in to your account from on-campus every 90 days. It can take 24 hours to reactivate an account when it lapses.


Resources on the Access App

  • QMDT Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Fitzpatrick’s Clinical Dermatology Atlas
  • Diagnosaurus
  • Guide to Diagnostic Tests