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In addition to this website, UpToDate offers a mobile app. To register for the app, click the Connect button to access the website, and then create an UpToDate personal account using the Register button. Then download the app and log in with this personal account. You will need to access the website through the Connect button and log into it with your personal account every 180 days to maintain access to the app.

Creating a personal account is also required to earn CME/CE/CPD credits through UpToDate.


UpToDate is a point-of-care information resource which contains over 10,000 clinical topics representing 25 specialties. In addition to searching the entire resource or viewing Topics by Specialty, there are options to view the newest updates (What's New), Practice Changing Updates, Drug Information, and Patient Education information (the latter is available in English and Spanish). Other features include standard medical calculators and a drug interactions analysis tool. Registered users can earn CME/CE/CPD credit each time they use UpToDate. Specialties included are:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine (Adult and Pediatric)
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Family Medicine and General Practice
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
  • Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care (Adult)
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine (Adolescents and Adults)
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Medicine

There are many links to full-text articles in each entry's reference list. UptoDate is searchable in several languages, though its content is almost entirely in English. UpToDate is updated continuously with current medical information by expert physician authors, peer reviewers, and editors.

Users must register for personal accounts to access the UpToDate mobile app or earn CME/CE/CPD credits. To register, follow the Connection Note instructions above. Any email address may be used to register. You may install the app on up to two devices. Only authorized Rutgers University users may access and/or download the UpToDate app.

To earn continuing education credits, you must log in with your personal account every time you use UpToDate. UpToDate is accredited and recognized as a continuing education resource by numerous associations. For a full list and more information about CME/CE/CPD credits, go to UpToDate's CME/CE/CPD accreditations page.


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For help using these indexes see: How do I find an article on my topic?

Dates covered

Most recent.

Type of coverage

Health sciences e-textbook, organized by topic.  Includes standard medical calculators, drug information from Lexicomp.

Producer/content provider

UpToDate/Wolters Kluwer

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Wolters Kluwer