Practical Reviews

Practical Reviews provides subscribers access to peer-reviewed journal summaries and commentary that allow healthcare professionals to stay current with critical research. Additionally, Practical Reviews offers its subscribers with a convenient way to earn CME and CDE credits. Because the editors of Practical Reviews are some of the leading practitioners and instructors in their fields, subscribers not only get access to cutting edge research, but also receive guidance on how to apply that research and information into every day practice.

Our journal summaries and commentaries are provided in a variety of formats to meet the changing needs and schedules of our professionals. Digital audio, mailed audio CD’s and online newsletter formats are available in many of the specialties we serve.

Practical Reviews has partnerships with the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, MBA – Medical Director, Practical Reviews
As the Attending Emergency Physician with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Chanmugam brings a unique perspective to the Medical Director position as he works with a wide variety of issues and a cross section of patients. Chanmugam is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Donald L. Deye, MD, FACP –
Medical Director for MKSAP 16 Audio Companion
A general internist who has practiced for nearly 30 years in Cambridge, Minnesota, Dr. Deye hosts Oakstone Publishing's award winning MKSAP Audio Companion series, which is sponsored by the American College of Physicians. He attended Valparaiso University where he was in the Charter Class of the Christ College Honors Program, was in the Charter Class of Mayo Medical School, and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He serves on the Medical Policy Committee for Medical (of Minnesota) and on the Hormone Replacement and Menopause Working Group for the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). He is a research consultant for Resolution Health.

Connie FlemingSenior Vice President, Operations and Human Resources
Amy Skiff – Vice President, Marketing

In addition to Practical Reviews, Dental Decks and CMEinfo are the other flagship brands of Oakstone Publishing, LLC. Serving more than 40 medical and dental specialty areas, Oakstone Publishing, LLC partners with some of the most prestigious educational institutions and associations.

CMEinfo records some of the most important medical and dental conferences and provides digital access to these programs for learning in the home or office.  With CMEinfo programs, you have the ability to start, stop, or repeat any lecture topic.  Learn at your convenience and review topics as needed.  CMEinfo partners with such leading institutions as: UCSF, UCLA, Harvard Medical School, and Cleveland Clinic.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC partners with the American College of Physicians, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Geriatrics Society to produce audio versions of their popular board preparation materials. These self assessment programs allow you to gain exclusive insider perspectives from program authors and other eminent specialists through a unique and informative interview session.  For additional information on our self-assessment product lines, visit:

MKSAP Audio Companion
SESAP 15 Audio Companion
GRS8 Audio Companion

Oakstone Publishing, LLC excels at creating resource materials that help individuals improve their lives.

With more than 30 years of experience serving the medical and dental communities, Oakstone provides healthcare professionals with non-biased, continuing education and study aid materials.  Practical Reviews, Dental Decks, and CMEinfo are flagship brands of the Oakstone Publishing division.

Personal Best, a division of Oakstone Publishing, has been a wellness industry leader in the U.S. and Canada for over 25 years. Personal Best is an award-winning and medically-vetted publisher of one of the most extensive collections of corporate wellness communication tools. We strive to create stronger businesses by educating, encouraging and enriching organizations through a full range of workplace communication tools that are both actionable and affordable. Our success as an industry leader is aimed at enhancing employees’ performance and productivity while promoting workplace health and safety.

Oakstone Publishing has recently been awarded Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), which is the highest recognition a medical content provider can achieve. For additional information visit the company website at