11 Best Medical Youtube Channels for Medical Students

Education Jul 16, 2019

Medical Students sometimes get bored or overwhelmed by the huge amount of information that they need to study and memorize. Luckily, there are many medical youtube channels that contain helpful videos with great illustrations which make studying more fun.

Here are the best 11 medical youtube channels in our opinion.

1- Khan Academy Medicine:

Khan Academy Medicine Youtube Channel has a large collection of high quality videos with great illustrations and simple direct explanation methods covering different topics as Endocrinology, Cardiology, Psychiatry, Haematology, GIT, Genetics, Mental health, Gynaecology and a lot more.

It's aiming for students at medical and nursing schools and also can be beneficial for high school students interested to pursue a career in medicine.

Sample of the content:

  • What is shigellosis? | Gastrointestinal system diseases. [link]
  • Pathophysiology - Type I diabetes | Endocrine system diseases. [link]
  • Hypertension and heart damage | Circulatory System and Disease. [link]

Subscribers: 970K

Views: 189M

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2- Armando Hasudungan:

If you are a visual learner, this great youtube channel is for you. These hand drawn videos are made by Dr. Armando Hasudungan, and cover many branches of medicine as Pharmacology, Physiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Neurology, Nephrology, Haematology, Anatomy, Cardiology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Urology, Epigenetics and many more.

Sample of the content:

  • Neurology - Spinal Cord Introduction. [link]
  • Immunology ¬†- Introduction to Antibodies. [link]
  • DNA Methylation and Cancer. [link]

Subscribers: 1.1M

Views: 78M

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3- Osmosis:

A lot of free quality short videos if you need a short recap of a medical topic. There are also subscription plans for more videos from their website.  There are also High Yield Notes on Pathology and Physiology if you are studying for USMLE, COMLEX-USA, NCLEX-RN or PANCE.

Sample of the content:

  • Pericarditis and pericardial effusions - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology. [link]
  • Colorectal polyps - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology. [link]
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. [link]

Subscribers: 1M

Views: 48M

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4- Dr. Najeeb:

A great youtube channel for visual learners with a lot of hand drawn illustrations. Although the complete collection of videos is available only through subscription, It is a one time pay of only $10 and you have access to all existing videos and also the future videos for life with the option of downloading videos for offline viewing.

Sample of the content:

  • Maxillary Nerve and its Branches. [link]
  • Connective Tissue - Structure & Function - Histology. [link]
  • Learn Structure of Eye Ball in 15 Minutes! [link]

Subscribers: 807K

Views: 57M

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5- AnatomyZone:

A top quality free 3D video tutorials on Anatomy which are categorized into regions for easy access.

Sample of the content:

  • Spinal Cord - Meninges and Internal Structure. [link]
  • Pectoralis Major Muscle Anatomy. [link]
  • Clavicle and Scapula - Shoulder Girdle. [link]

Subscribers: 571K

Views: 51M

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6- Paul Bolin, M.D.:

This channel is created and managed by Dr. Paul Bolin, It has a lot of short lectures with slides spanning different topics as Cardiology, Pulmonology, Psychiatry, Biostatistics, Surgery and Applied Basic Sciences to name a few. This channel is very helpful for medical students studying for USMLE.

Sample of the content:

  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. [link]
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). [link]
  • Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema. [link]

Subscribers: 179K

Views: 14M

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7- MedCram Videos:

MedCramVideos is a great source if you are preparing for USMLE, MCAT, PANCE, NCLEX, NAPLEX, NDBE, RN, RT, MD, DO, PA, NP or board exams. The videos are short and concise with simple and clear illustrations. MedCram Videos Youtube Channel is made by Dr. Roger Seheult which is a Clinical and Exam Preparation Instructor. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Sample of the content:

  • Asthma & COPD Treatment / Pharmacology (Inhaler Progression) Explained Clearly. [link]
  • Acute Kidney Injury / Acute Renal Failure Explained Clearly. [link]
  • Shock and Sepsis Explained Clearly - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Pathophysiology. [link]

Subscribers: 338K

Views: 17M

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8- iMedicalSchool:

iMedicalSchool has a great content on a variety of topics such as Biochemistry, Rheumatology, Hematology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases and more. The videos are short and fun to watch with simple explanations and good visuals.

Sample of the content:

  • How to Diagnose Diabetes Made Easy. [link]
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Made Simple. [link]
  • Intravenous Fluids Made Easy. [link]

Subscribers: 81K

Views: 3M

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9- WashingtonDeceit:

WashingtonDeceit Youtube Channel contains video lectures on Histology and Pathology by John R. Minarcik, MD. Although the video lectures are long (about 2 hours for each lecture), Dr. Minarcik manages to grab your attention with his clear and funny style of teaching.

Sample of the content:

  • Inflammation. [link]
  • Genetic Disorders. [link]
  • Liver and Pancreas. [link]

Subscribers: 66K

Views: 20M

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10- Dr. Aman Arora:

Dr. Aman Arora's Youtube Channel contains short videos for those preparing for MRCGP, PLAB, MRCP, USMLE, AMC, FRACGP, Medical School and many more.

Sample of the content:

  • Cranial Nerves in 60 seconds - Quick way to remember. [link]
  • COPD Management in 60 seconds. [link]
  • Oral Steroids: Key side-effects in 75 seconds. [link]

Subscribers: 11K

Views: 770K

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11- Pharmacology Animation:

Pharmacology animation book is a comprehensive project that transforms pharmacology education from boring static slides into more dynamic and attractive narrated animations.

The animations of this book cover almost all important pharmacological topics. The book is classified into major units such as Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamic, Autonomic Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Blood, Neurology, Antibiotics, Endocrine, Cancer, Immunity and many more.

You may read our review about Pharmacology  Animation Book, here.

Sample of the content:

  • Potency and Efficacy animation. [link]
  • Bioavailability And Intravenous Versus Oral Administration. [link]
  • Insulin Receptors animation. [link]

Subscribers: 4.4K

Views: 318K

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Conclusion:

There are a lot of medical youtube channels, but most of them are considered medical entertainment channels. The true medical education youtube channels which have good content are not that many. We hope that you will benefit from these recommendations. If you have other good recommendations, please tell us in the comments below.

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