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Health & Life Sciences Videos

Helpful videos for those in the health and life sciences


Many of the videos in this section are applicable across all health professions educational settings - particularly the basic sciences and anatomy videos. The specialty and procedural videos are more appropriate for medical school audiences. If you have questions or suggestions of videos and/or platforms to include please contact Iris Kovar-Gough at

COVID19 & Coronavirus

For video content about COVID19, including medical skills, PPE procedures, and infectious controls, please see the videos page on our COVID19/Coronavirus guide.

Basic Sciences

Anatomy Videos & Animations

For more information on anatomy resources please see our Anatomy guide.

Physical & Neurologic Examination, History Taking, & Interviewing

Interviews with Real Patients

Clinical Skills

This is a list of the major broad providers of clinical skills videos. For subject specific collections please look at the other sections in this guide.

Neurology & Neuroscience

This section primarily includes neurology resources with some neuroscience. For additional neuroscience videos please see the Basic Sciences and Psychiatry & Psychology sections of this guide.

There are several books in the ClinicalKey platform that include clinical neurology videos. To access the videos use the "videos" tab from the table of contents, linked below. 

There are some free online videos that include integrated cases.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Psychiatry & Psychology

Surgical Procedural Videos

These are the major providers of surgical procedural videos available through the MSU libraries, it includes a wide array of procedures in all specialties (emergency medicine, obgyn, pediatric, neurological etc...). There are more options in the specialty-specific resources listed on this page.

Streaming Documentaries & Films

MSU Libraries has access to thousands of streaming films and documentaries. Search the catalog for the title you would like to view. Contact a subject librarian if you would like us to purchase access to a streaming video.

Advanced Catalog Search

MSU Libraries subscribes to several major streaming platforms for popular films and documentaries which have a lot of health content in them. Kanopy, Academic Films Online, ad Swank are a few of our major film platforms. To find a specific title please use the catalog search above.

This is a small selection of the streaming medical documentaries that are available. These videos have been specifically recommenced by medical faculty for use in the curriculum or their research. If you would like the MSU Libraries to purchase a streaming video please contact your subject librarian.