When I first agreed to review software for the Journal of the American Medical Association, I was skeptical of the applicability of what would arrive. For three years I have undertaken a search for educational medical software. I began using computers in 1982 and have used them in all phases of my education.
When I began medical school in 1992, I had hoped to use this resource to supplement my education and training. Unfortunately, the software available was limited to what was designed for the layperson. In 1994 I began to work with ADAM (Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine) in hopes of finally being able to join my interests of computers and medicine. While ADAM was a leap forward in the area of complexity and applicability, it left me having to rely heavily on books (Netter and Grant) to get the detail I felt was necessary to be competent