Honorable Mentions:

The following apps were not unanimous choices to make the best medical apps list by the editors:

MKSAP 16 – Internal medicine question bank

3M Littman SoundBuilder – Heart auscultation tool

Eponyms (for students) – Medical eponyms, e.g. Rovsing, Virchow, etc.

Wrist Repair – One of our innovative apps for the 2012 award winners, a beautiful application that you can use to education patients, allows you to annotate over the animations in the app — something we haven’t seen before.

Hallux Angles – An innovative augmented reality medical app for the iPhone.

Cataract Mobile — Allows you to not only increase your own knowledge of cataract surgery, but great for patient education.

Glucagon — An application that teaches patients and more importantly — family members — how to treat hypoglycemic events.

Prior Compilation Lists:

Top 20 free iPhone medical apps 
Top 10 free iPad medical apps
Top 15 free Android medical apps
The Most innovative medical apps for 2012