UpToDate Subscriptions for Residents, Fellows and Students

UpToDate helps you make confident diagnosis and treatment decisions, and is an excellent resource when conducting rounds and for exam preparation.

> This subscription option offers access to all of the same content and features as a professional subscription at a fraction of the price;1 eligible individuals receive a reduced subscription fee with proof of trainee status.


> 98% of trainee subscribers say they would recommend UpToDate to a colleague.2


> UpToDate offers a 30-day money back guarantee with annual or longer subscriptions.

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    Subscription Options for Residents, Fellows & Students

    Base Subscription

    Get access to all of the same content and features as an UpToDate subscription at our special low trainee prices.1

    Whether or not your hospital or university provides access to UpToDate, there are many advantages to having your own subscription, including 24/7 access to UpToDate content and our highly rated Mobile App.  As a trainee, you need a current and reliable clinical decision support resource to help you answer questions quickly and easily at the point of care.

    UpToDate Online: All personal subscriptions include UpToDate Online, which provides access to UpToDate from any Internet browser on a computer or mobile device with a personal user name and password. Individual subscribers can also download free Mobile Apps.

    We offer 1 and 2-year subscription terms; shorter terms are available in most areas through our 30-day recurring billing option.

    Optional Add-on

    UpToDate MobileComplete™ - the fastest mobile version of UpToDate. Simply use a Wi-Fi connection to download the full content of UpToDate to your device and find clinical recommendations even without a network connection!*

    UpToDate® Advanced™ - gives you access to UpToDate® Pathways’ interactive algorithms that connect all the evidence with individual patient’s factors, and Lab Interpretation™ monographs designed to support the quick and accurate interpretation and management of abnormal test results. You can benefit from this innovative level of clinical decision that helps you streamline care and improve patient outcomes.*


    Register today to receive the latest news and updates from UpToDate.

    UpToDate is the most trusted clinical decision resource in the world, with unmatched depth and breadth of content, developed over 25 years.

    Our faculty of more than 7,300 physician authors, editors, and peer reviewers synthesizes medical literature, incorporates the latest evidence, and provides specific graded recommendations for patient care.

    When you use UpToDate for rounds and to prepare for exams, it is like having an experienced colleague by your side.

    You will have access to all of the UpToDate medical specialties with your subscription. There are more than 12,000 original topics covering internal medicine and all of its subspecialties, including primary care (adult), dermatology, emergency medicine (adult and pediatric), general surgery, neurology, obstetrics, gynecology and women's health, pediatrics, psychiatry, and primary care sports medicine (adolescents and adults).

    The rigorous editorial process at UpToDate puts it in a class of its own.

    Expert physician authors and editors use structured clinical questions to prepare original content which undergoes multiple levels of peer review to promote clarity, ensure completeness, and prevent bias.

    Editorial Process

    UpToDate uses a literature-driven updating system

    Topics in UpToDate are revised whenever new, relevant evidence is published. Updates are integrated carefully, with specific statements as to how the new findings should be applied clinically, and after extensive peer review.  This ensures that you have the latest information available to you at all times.

    Award-winning UpToDate Mobile Apps, available for most leading devices, provide access to clinical content from any mobile device.

    UpToDate features advanced search capabilities including enabling queries and navigations in multiple languages. UpToDate search also features auto-complete to make searching faster. The searchable UpToDate graphics library includes more than 36,000 pictures, tables, illustrations, diagrams, algorithms, and videos.

    An individual subscription is required for access to UpToDate through our Mobile Apps.
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    * UpToDate MobileComplete™ and/or UpToDate Advanced™ can be added to Individual Online subscriptions for an additional fee. They are not available as standalone products. Wi-Fi access is required for initial MobileComplete download as well as content updates. MobileComplete is not available in all countries.
    ** 30-day money back guarantee is available with annual (or longer) subscriptions.
    1. Trainee subscriptions do not offer CME/CPD credit.
    2. UpToDate Individual Subscriber Survey, October 2018 (N=1,806).