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Medical Images and Videos

An extensive guide to medical image and video databases licensed by Rutgers University Libraries as well as a variety of open-access medical image and video resources

General Medicine/Multidisciplinary Image/Video Resources

  • Before downloading images or video clips, you should always consult the website's copyright policy. Click on the Home button of this guide for information on citing images and videos.
  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences users: Please also check out the Image/Video Databases @ Rutgers tab for Rutgers Libraries licensed resources covering medicine.



Medical Videos -- is an online library of videos, movies, sounds, audio clips, pictures, images, illustrations and other media related to medicine and surgery to provide one easy place to find whatever a doctor, medical student, nurse, health care worker or any individual involved in medicine may be looking for. With a simple broadband connection you can enjoy the high quality medical videos either to learn new techniques or to be updated with the latest advances in medicine.

MD Video Education Center -- The MD Video Education Center from the Brigham and Women's Hospital (teaching affiliate) of Harvard Medical School provides topical updates on procedural and treatment areas. Available to the public


PubMed Central Images -- When searching the PubMed Central database, Image search results are included in the right side tab of the article results. Available to the public.


... a patient brought back from clinical death, .. USSR Ministry of Health photo

... a patient brought back from clinical death, .. USSR Ministry of Health photo. From National Library of Medicine, Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)


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