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AccessCardiology: User Resources


The search feature in AccessCardiology is simple and easy to use. You can learn more about the search feature in the tutorial at this link.


  • In AccessCardiology, you can search for resources across all content types
  • Auto-suggest appears as you type (can be disabled)
  • You can "phrase search" using quotations
  • Get the same search results by combining terms together or by using AND
    • e.g., arrhythmia adult = arrhythmia AND adult

Search Builder:

To the left of your search results, search builder allows you to:

  • Focus the search by modifying your terms (keyword, title, author, ISBN)
  • Filter results by format (chapter, tables, cases, images, multimedia, etc.)
  • Select textbooks to see results by specific titles 
  • Narrow results by topics

Federated Search:

A federated search expands your results from AccessCardiology to include results from other McGraw Hill Access Medical sites. 

  • Use the dropdown menu to the left of the search bar to select federated search
  • Search builder elements above apply
  • Green dot indicates the item is available in your subscription 

Renaming Quizzes

In AccessCardiology, you can rename review quizzes you have completed. In your MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in, AccessCardiology), under the "My Review Questions" tab, you can select the "Rename" pen tool beside any quiz you wish to rename. This is useful for sharing quiz results.

Click the link below to view a tutorial on how to rename quizzes in your MyAccess profile in AccessCardiology or visit the Access User Center at this link.

MARC Records / KBART Title Lists

For more information about McGraw Hill MARC Records and KBART Title lists, including how to receive updates and download records, visit the Access User Center at this link.

Overview of AccessCardiology

What Is AccessCardiology?

About AccessCardiology

AccessCardiology from McGraw-Hill Medical addresses the most current standards of care, research, and clinical trials through references from leading experts in the field of cardiology in areas such as interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.

Optimized for viewing on any mobile device and guided by an Advisory Board that includes five of the top academic experts in the field of cardiology, AccessCardiology is the field’s most trusted cardiology resource, frequently updated and always innovative.

AccessCardiology also bridges the gap between basic science and clinical applications for residents and fellows, and features quick reference capabilities for practicing cardiologists, NPs, and PAs.

Why Is AccessCardiology Unique?

AccessCardiology provides benefits that deliver innovative solutions for the education and practice of cardiology.

  • Leading cardiology textbooks — Topic updates and chapters published online ahead of print mean that the content is always current.
  • Heart Sounds Collection — An exclusive, online-only heart sounds collection will help fellows and residents master their cardiac auscultation skills and enhance clinical diagnosis.
  • Quick Reference — Link to current information about tests, conditions, and medication in Cardiology Clinical Questions, which features concise bullet points for review or quick reference in a clinical setting, and is especially helpful for practicing cardiologists, NPs, and PAs who work in a team setting.
  • Extensive Multimedia Library — View a unique collection of procedure videos and echocardiograms that dynamically illustrate and explore cardiac conditions to prime fellows for hands on work in their field.
  • Downloadable High-Quality Images — Speed diagnosis and treatment with high-quality images that help illustrate procedures and conditions, in ways that text cannot convey.
  • 2 Minute Medicine: Cardiology —  Concise and curated reviews and summaries of new medical studies. Studies are rated for the appraisal of evidence-based medicine.
  • Hurst's Imaging Cases — Help fellows better understand and evaluate real world experiences by offering examples to frame the case and the approach to the patient.
  • CME — Receive CME credit and prepare for in-services, certification, and recertification with content that covers trending cardiology topics, such as electrophysiology.
  • Integrated Drug Database — Look up dosing, indications, and adverse reactions through an updated drug database including thousands of generic and brand-name drugs.
  • Patient Education — Comprehensive, reliable healthcare information for adults, pediatrics, medicines, and acute settings available in multiple languages.


CME in AccessCardiology is designed for the practicing physician.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and McGraw-Hill Companies. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

To learn more about earning CME credits in AccessCardiology, select the CME Flyer link below or watch a tutorial on the Access User Center at this link.

Content Maps

With our content maps, our digital medical resources are matched with academic curriculum or professional specialty needs for a specific audience (i.e., medical students, advanced practice nursing students, emergency medicine students, practicing clinicians, etc.). Resources highlighted in content maps include entire books, book chapters, quick references, multimedia, cases, and question banks. General content maps for faculty and students pair key MH resources with curriculum accreditation standards for specialty clinical education (i.e., undergraduate medical, family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery, clinical nurse specialist, etc.). Customized content maps can be created on a case-by-case basis and are specific to an institution’s educational program or professional needs.

Contact Us

For help, please reach out to User Services at McGraw Hill at

For institutional accounts:

  • Please reach out to User Services for help with a technical issue, an existing institutional subscription, a trial subscription, marketing materials, setting up a training session and more.

For individual subscribers:

  • For help with an individual subscription, please email Online Customer service ( between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST. You may also call 1-888-307-5984 (toll free within the United States).


MyAccess Profile

To engage with AccessCardiology and its content and resources, users need to create a free MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in dropdown menu) in AccessCardiology. Users are encouraged to login each time they use the site.

  • Create a MyAccess Profile: To learn more about how to create a free MyAccess profile, select the PDF link below or visit the Access User Center at this link
  • Reset Your Password: To learn how to reset your MyAccess profile password, watch this tutorial on the Access User Center

Usage Reports

For more information on how to pull usage statistics for your institution, please visit our page on the Access User Center at this link.

Linking to Content

Instructors can link to content in AccessCardiology through their LMS using the durable URLs found in the browser of all text and chapter content, multimedia, cases, study tools, and clerkship content. For a tutorial on how to link to content in AccessCardiology via durable URLs, please visit the Access User Center at this link.


Webinar Series

  • General Overview Webinars:
    • Sign up to attend an upcoming webinar. The session provides an overview of site features and available content.
  • Archived Webinars:
    • Browse our list of past webinars and register to view a recorded session. 
  • To request live custom training for your institution, email User Services at is a free platform annotation tool in AccessCardiology. To learn more, select the PDF guide link below or watch a tutorial on the Access User Center at this link.