Joseph Nicholson

Contact Info

  • Title: Chair, Department Medical Library and Director, NYU Health Sciences Library
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Joey Nicholson is the Education and Curriculum Librarian, working with students, staff, and faculty in the School of Medicine to integrate information and technology literacy throughout undergraduate medical education. Additionally, Joey serves as the Coordinator for Systematic Review Services. In this role, Joey helps teach courses on systematic review methods across the institution, actively participates in many systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and organizes a comprehensive library response to faculty requests for help or information.

Joey has a BA in Linguistics from UC Davis, an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MPH from Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

Subject Guides

  • Clerkship Bookshelf
    Resources geared towards medical students rotating through their clerkships
  • Medical Education Resources
  • Mobile Resources
    Mobile apps and sites to use while on the wards
  • Pathology Bookshelf
    Resources for pathology residents
  • Systematic Reviews
    A guide for finding standards, procedures, resources, and assistance in supporting systematic searches of the biomedical literature.
    This guide is intended to be a resource for NYU Langone students and residents studying for the USMLE and shelf exams.

Published Works