Academic Learning Specialists
The learning specialists assist students with a variety of issues related to academic advising including test-taking, study plans, improving study skills, coping with test anxiety, and referrals for further support. We also help students prepare for the United States Medical Licensing Exams (USMLE ).
Regional learning specialists meet with students at their respective foundation sites during MS1 and MS2 years and in preparation for Step 1. Dr. Brice and Dr. Tyler meet with clinical students for questions about shelf exams/Step 2.
Alaska: Shannon R. Uffenbeck, Ph.D. email@example.com
Idaho: Lynda Freeman DHSc., MPH, MBA firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana: Claire Mitchell, Ph.D. email@example.com
Wyoming: Tracey Ann Haas, DO, MPH firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Support Resources
Skills and strategies for succeeding in medical school: https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/wwamiacademicsupp/home
Test-taking tips for multiple-choice exams: test-taking strategy
Six learning strategies explained by our UWSOM learning specialists:
Three springboard study plans that put the learning science into practice.
Step 1 Registration for E20s
- Read the email instructions sent from email@example.com on September 21
- Review the 2022 Step 1 Information Form
- Upload your Certification of Identification Form here by October 15