Recommended Basic Science Textbooks

Quick Links

Find More Books

Note from the Faculty

While JABSOM students are encouraged and expected to explore and utilize a vast array of resources for their study, your lead faculty in the traditional biological sciences (“the basic sciences”) have recommended the following textbooks. You can access most of these books online through the library or borrow physical copies from the library. While you may choose to use other textbooks if you prefer, you should be sure to learn the material that coincides with any assigned readings in the recommended textbooks.

Anatomy

Please wait until your orientation to anatomy for recommendations by your anatomy faculty. 

Numerous print textbooks and eBooks are available from the Library as well.  See the Library Reserve Collection in the stacks (primarily the QS call number range) and the eBooks listing. 

Also, review the books available from the Library’s ClinicalKey resource.  When you are in ClinicalKey, click on Books (top left corner) and then Medical Education (under Specialty) for a listing of anatomy and review books.

Cell & Molecular Biology

Embryology

Genetics

Histology

Immunology

Microbiology

Nutrition

Pathology

Pharmacology

Physiology

Copyright © 2004-2017. All rights reserved.
Health Sciences Library of the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Mānoa
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101 : Honolulu, HI 96813-5525 / Phone: 808-692-0810 Fax: 808-692-1244