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MD Year 1 Student Guide  

Helpful resources & tips for your first year in medical school
Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Medical Supplies

Required Equipment for MD 1:

  • Scrubs
  • Penlight
  • Rubber Gloves (latex free)
  • Scalpel Blade #22 (BD Bard-Parker Brand)
  • Disposable aprons (Fisher Scientific, polyethylene)
 Required Clinical Skills Equipment MD 1 & 2:
  • Stethoscope* 
  • Wrist or pocket watch**
  • Reflex hammer

Recommended*** Clinical Skills Equipment MD 1 & 2:

  • Otoscope
  • Ophthalmoscope
  • Blood pressure cuff-adults
*Littman Classic II or Littman III are suggestions of two very good, not-too-pricey stethoscopes.
**Smartphone use is prohibited in testing situations, like OSCEs
***Strongly recommended, and can be used throughout your entire career


Medical equipment retailers:

Dailey Resources, Ltd. is a local Medical Products and Equipment retailer located in Dunmore. 10% discount for TCMC students and faculty. Contact Tim at for details.

 The Medical Store

Star Uniforms

Welch Allyn



Medical Dictionaries


Library Staffed Hours

The School of Medicine Library is open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

We are currently staffed during the following times:

Sunday Not Staffed

Monday 8AM - 5PM

Tuesday 8AM - 5PM

Wednesday 8AM - 5PM

Thursday 8AM - 5PM

Friday 8AM - 5PM

Saturday Not Staffed


Changes in staffed hours will be posted in the Library several days ahead of time so students can plan to request services. Books can be checked out during unstaffed times using the Circulation Form at the front desk.


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    Library Staff - Scranton Campus

    Iris Johnston, BA. Library Assistant


    phone: 570-504-9665     

    fax: 570-687-9710



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