Curricular Materials

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MCAT Physical Sciences Content Outline

American Journal of Physics contains articles relevant to physics, medicine and biology. Examples include:

"Resource Letter MP-2: Medical Physics", Russell K. Hobbie and Bradley J. Roth, Am. J. Phys. 77 967 (2009)

"Resource Letter MPRT-1: Medical Physics in Radiation Therapy" Steven T. Ratliff, Am. J. Phys. 77 774 (2009)

"Resource Letter PFBi-1: Physical frontiers in biology" Eugenie Vorburger Mielczarek, Am. J. Phys. 74 375 (2006)

"Physics Useful to a Medical Student” Russell Hobbie, Am. J. Phys. 43(2) 121 (1975) (this early effort maps out much the same territory covered in the SFFP report in prescient detail.)

BioNumbers (an online resource with lots of quantitative data about biological systems useful for problem-solving)

"A feeling for the numbers in biology," Rob Philips and Ron Milo, PNAS 106(51) 21465-21471 (2009) [1]

Learning How to Learn Science: Physics for Bioscience Majors (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group)

Kansas State Modern Medical Miracles zipped files with simulation labs

Teaching Medical Physics A UK resource developed for the high school level (may be useful for intro physics college/university level in the US

A blog associated with the 4th edition of the textbook Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology by Russ Hobbie and Brad Roth

Physics Useful To A Medical Student Hobbie, Am. J. Phys. 43:121-132, 1975