Academic Support Services

 What we provide:

  • Academic coaching for all students that includes exploration of learning strategies, time management, scheduling, test-taking strategies and more
  • Academic tracking throughout the curriculum for all students to provide support as needed
  • Peer Education program (formally known as the tutoring program) where M2s-M4s support students at any point in their medical school career
  • Screening of learning differences and disabilities
  • Referral to appropriate resources, such as: psychological testing, counseling, and/or health services as needed
  • Workshops on learning sciences and empirically-supported learning strategies
  • Board Preparation Series that includes workshops, student panels, and group work
  • Library of resources for students to rent (housed within the Office of Student Affairs)

Helpful Resources: 

  • For helpful documents and learning resources (such as: evidence-based learning strategies, Step 1 and Step 2 CK Schedules, clerkship guides, and more), please see RedMed. When logged into RedMed, search for First Year General, Second Year General, and Third Year General (based on your current medical school year). Also, if there are resources you would like to see here, please let me know, and I will make these available for you if possible! 
  • Step 1 Planning & Preparation

Scheduling a meeting:

To schedule a meeting with Ms. Gordon, contact us below via email or phone.

Or you can stop by our office anytime!

Who we are:


Ms. Sharon A. Gordon, M.S.
Student Success Coordinator
Office of Medical Student Affairs
University of Louisville School of Medicine