Internal Medicine Core

Includes everything a competent internist is expected to know. Whether you're preparing for a board exam or building your knowledge for daily practice, this 20th Edition Core is everything you need.
What's included
  • Set of 5 printed books, carefully created according to the ABIM exam blueprint
  • Thousands of Preview | Review questions
  • Sturdy shelf case (print books)
  • StudyWise digital book
  • Access to Personal Trainer
150 CME & MOC

This product is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ .

This product provides you with a maximum of: 150 CME credits and MOC points

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Internal Medicine Core
Internal Medicine Core
Internal Medicine Core

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Set of 5 books

Review every topic for ABIM boards

5 volumes written in our trademark style—casual yet concise. Exactly what a competent internist is expected to know.

Great for residency training and perfect for the boards!

Thousands of Preview | Review questions

Prime your brain before reading each section

Questions appear at the beginning of each main topic to prime your brain for the concepts you'll be learning. Find answers highlighted in the text.

Medical images & figures

Visualize complicated concepts

Explanations are further clarified with medical images including scans, x-rays, and photos, and exquisitely drawn figures

Reinforce your learning across Internal Medicine

    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Cardiology
    • Dermatology
    • Endocrinology
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Internal Medicine
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Hematology
    • Infectious Disease
    • Nephrology & Urology
    • Neurology
    • Oncology
    • Psychiatry
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Rheumatology
    • Women's and Men's Health

Get the entire Pulmonary Medicine section for free

  • 25 subtopics

  • All Preview | Review questions

  • Unlimited access for 30 days

Get 30-day access to the entire Pulmonary Medicine section of the Study Strong Essentials (includes the Core, Q&As, Flashcards, and Personal Trainer). No credit card required.

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Core FAQs

What's the difference between the print and digital formats?

PRINT: Five full-color books to flip through, highlight, and write in will arrive on your doorstep with a beautiful shelf case for easy display. The books are yours to keep. Use the index to flip to the section you’re looking for. Use these books in internet deserts. Cross-referenced from Q&As, flashcards, and more.

DIGITAL: Our Digital Core flies through space and lands in your MedStudy account. Digital Core is accessible for three years. Quickly search and easily find any information you need. Use Digital Core on every device with internet access. Content is directly interlinked to Q&As and digital Flashcards (purchased separately). Digital Core receives ongoing updates.

How do I claim CME? Can I claim incremental CME?

There are 150 CME credits & MOC points available with this Core.

Log in to your MedStudy account and take a post-test in order to claim the CME credits and MOC points. 

You can claim CME and MOC in chunks. Just make sure to claim before 11/1/25.

How current is the content?

We release a new edition of the print Internal Medicine Core every 2 years.

The digital Core receives ongoing updates.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 16 reviews

Awesome way to study for the boards!

Joel Weiner
Outstanding Product

This program is outstanding. It cuts to the chase and gives the reader precise info that is very helpful for boards and clinical practice.

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Love it

Website works well, easy to do the CME questions and get MOC points, content reviewed seems good.

virenjan narayan

Excellent material for the board preparation