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AccessMedicine App


The AccessMedicine app delivers indispensable support and invaluable point of care solutions for clinical practice through these mobile features:

  • Quick Medical Dx & Rx is a collection of concise evidence-based outlines of conditions and disorders most often encountered in medical practice – perfect for high-yield review or for quick reference in the clinical setting.
  • Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology facilitates dermatologic diagnosis by providing color images of skin lesions, plus a summary outline of skin disorders and diseases. 
  • Differential Diagnosis Tool provides more than 1,000 diagnoses through Diagnosaurus®, a McGraw-Hill Medical tool that efficiently allows you to browse by symptom, disease, or organ system at the point of care.
  • Diagnostic Tests, from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, is a quick reference guide to the selection and interpretation of commonly used diagnostic tests, including laboratory procedures in the clinical setting.


Registering for a MyAccess Account

In order to access the app, you must have a MyAccess account.  To create a MyAccess account, follow the instructions below: 

  1. From the library homepage, click on the link to AccessMedicine found under the Quicks Links* sidebar on the left.
  2. On the AccessMedicine homepage, click on the Sign In link in the upper, right-hand corner of the page.
  3. Click on the Sign in or Create a Free MyAccess Profile link from the drop-down menu.
  4. Fill out the registration form.
    • NOTE: You do NOT need to use your NYMC email address to create an account.
  5. Click the Create Profile button.

Installing the App for the First Time
  1. Go to the App Store/Google Play Store.
  2. Type AccessMedicine into the search box.
  3. Download the app to your phone.
    • NOTE: Make sure you have enough room on your phone before starting the download.
  4. Once the app is installed, click on the app's icon on your phone to access it.
  5. The first time you open the app, you will prompted to log in using your MyAccess username and Password.
  6. After you login, the app with update its four core features.
  7. When the updates are complete, you will be able to use the app as needed.

Maintaining Access

In order to maintain access to the app, you will have to sign into your MyAccess account every 90 days either while on campus or after logging into the library via OpenAthens.