Time Management Tools

Weekly Schedule

Quarter at a Glance

Pomodoro Technique

Calendar Planner/Generator

Visual Learning

SketchyMedical--Videos on microbiology, pharmacology, and pathology for medical students

Picmonic--with programs for medical, nursing and pharmacy students. Free to join.

Spaced Repetition Tools


Memorang- Free for some shared decks. Power-ups on some high-stakes tests are available for purchase.

Brosencephalon (based on Anki)

Mnemosyne Project

Firecracker MD


Notice: UCSF does not endorse any specific commercial program. These are examples of some learning supports that some students have found useful.

School of Pharmacy Quarterly Schedules

P1 Foundations I

P2 Foundations II/Endocrine


Study Strategies

The resources would be useful for current students and those considering graduate studies in the health sciences.


Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L Roediger, III, and Mark A. McDaniel.

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakley, PhD

Online Course

Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects (Note that the fee applies only if you need a certificate of completion)


 Which Are Most Efficient?

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