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Anki Guide

NYU Grossman School of Medicine faculty have created Anki flashcards for the preclinical curriculum. These are faculty-reviewed flashcards you can download and use, matching what you learn. Use this guide to learn more about Anki

What is Anki?

What is Anki?

Many incoming students start medical school already using Anki. However, if you are new to Anki, this guide will give you some introductory resources you can use to get started.

Anki is an open source flashcard program that uses spaced repetition, a technique proven to enhance memorization and learning [1]

Why should I know about it?

NYU Grossman School of Medicine faculty have created Anki flashcards for the preclinical curriculum. These are faculty-reviewed flashcards you can download and use, matching what you learn. To take advantage of this resource, make sure you have Anki installed.

 

 

We curated a few videos and resources below to help you.

 

Do you use Anki?
Yes, consistently: 9 votes (23.68%)
Yes, sometimes: 15 votes (39.47%)
No, but I would like to: 14 votes (36.84%)
No, this is not part of my studying: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 38

Anking and AMBOSS videos

Download Anki and adjust your settings

 

Tips for reviewing flashcards

References

References:

Smolen P, Zhang Y, Byrne JH. The right time to learn: mechanisms and optimization of spaced learning. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2016 Feb;17(2):77-88. doi: 10.1038/nrn.2015.18. PMID: 26806627; PMCID: PMC5126970.