Learning Support


First- and second-year students: Tutoring for individual courses is available, offered either in small groups or one-on-one from teaching assistants or other graduate students. Contact your course master.

Third-year students: Residents and interns are available to tutor students one-on-one to develop clinical skills, including talking with patients, team communication and physical exam, and solidifying core clinical concepts in preparation for the NBME Subject Exams (Shelf). Contact your clerkship director.

Learning Specialist

Professional learning specialists can meet with students privately to assess and improve upon individual learning styles. The specialist also conducts lunchtime learning sessions. Contact Sarah Fowler-Dixon, PhD, Education Consultant and Learning Specialist, 314-503-5169, sbahdixon@gmail.com.

Exam Preparation

Becker Medical Library Resources: Visit becker.wustl.edu for free online exam preparation tools or contact Betsy Kelly, Becker associate director, at betsy.kelly@wustl.edu or 314-362-2783.

For subject-specific preparation in clinical neurology, medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry and surgery, please visit the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) website.