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Exam Study Guide: Pediatric Boards

Resources to help study for many of the standard exams in the Health Sciences, such as the USMLE Step 1.

Pediatric Board Review Books

Books Available in Print

Official Pediatric Boards Resources

Official Websites for Pediatric Boards

Access Pediatrics

Access Pediatrics includes:

Major Pediatric Textbooks like

o   Rudolph’s Pediatrics

o   Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics

o   Current Procedures: Pediatrics

* Subspecialties including Neonatology, GI, Neurology, Cardiology, and Emergency Medicine

* Images and Multimedia

* Calculators

* Cases 

* And More

For practice questions: select the Review Questions tab, where you can generate multiple-choice quizzes  from the resources provided (with sign-in).

Free Question Banks

Pediatrics Question Banks Available for Free

Many of the question banks that are available for purchase also offer a free trial or a free 'light' version.

Pediatric Board Review Apps

Pediatric Boards Help for Your Mobile Device

Forums and 'Unofficial' Sites

Forums and 'Unofficial' Sites

Many blogs, discussion forums, and 'unofficial' websites exist on a wide variety of topics. These types of resources can provide useful tips for studying but should be viewed with a critical eye. Specifically, blogs and forums represent personal accounts which can be useful and reassuring; however, we advise that you use caution when visiting them. The Library of the Health Sciences - Peoria does not monitor or endorse any of these resources. provides an extensive listing of pediatric board review courses and online resources at:

Pediatric Board Review E-Books

Electronic Books Available Through UIC Catalog