Osmosis creates a personalized and social learning experience based on your med school class schedule. Osmosis takes the extra effort out of organizing your course content and seeking out resources so you can focus on learning. Read more to find out how it works!
Osmosis syncs to your curriculum exam schedule and uses this to choose which topics to recommend studying.
You know you won't study renal after the exam is over. Break out of cram-forget cycles by getting mobile push notifications on topics you need to remember for boards spaced out over time.
“None of us are as smart as all of us.”
— Japanese ProverbWork together among your class to write and critique practice questions for your curriculum. Find holes in your own knowledge through helping others.
No need to keep up with a stack of review books. Get premium publisher content streamed right to your Osmosis app.
Access to thousands of high-yield questions and flashcards. Get smart recomendations, First Aid references, detailed images, companion videos and life-changing mnemonics.
So yeah, we think you'll love it...
We get a lot of questions because Osmosis is quite different from anything out there. We'll answer some of these questions here!
Anyone can create questions on Osmosis and share with their classmates. For these questions, it's up to the class to rate and comment in order to ensure quality and accuracy. Curated questions are questions developed by the Osmosis team and our "Medical Contributors", "Medical Scholars", and "Clinical Advisors." These questions have been through a more intensive development and vetting process. Publisher questions are questions provided by our partnerships with major publishing companies.
Osmosis was born out of necessity. Ryan and Shiv met in anatomy as med students at Johns Hopkins and quickly realized that they were forgetting much of what they'd learned each time they moved on to a new block. Turns out that research shows med students forget up to 50% of what they've learned after the first year and over 66% of what they've learned over the course of 2 years. Osmosis was created to help med students break out of cram-forget cycles and maximize their learning efficiency.
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Shiv is an MD/MBA candidate at Johns Hopkins and Harvard Business School. He curated the Smartphone Physical at TEDMED 2013, and is an editor of Medgadget.
Ryan is a second year MD candidate at Johns Hopkins with a PhD in neuroscience from Cambridge. He's a self-taught programmer with a track record in creating educational software.
Osmosis crunches a ton of data to bring you what you need when you need it. A recent Oberlin CS graduate, Malcolm is the man behind the Osmosis recommendations machine.
Caleb helps medical students and educators dive into the 21st century. Before Osmosis he managed programs at a public policy and technology company. He's grown to accept that he looks like Neil Patrick Harris.
Osmosis has a ton of awesome tools and features. Sam's mission is building the Osmosis "yellow brick road" by making our features fun and easy to use.
Chris is a graduate of Virginia Tech, former math teacher, and self-taught web developer. He lends his mathematical wizardy to the behind-the-scenes functions of the site. He's the man behind the curtain that we do pay attention to.
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