Learning Support

Academic advising

Academic advising is available through the Office of MD Student Affairs. Our faculty are friendly, accessible and ready to help. Formal advising includes the following:

First- and second-year advising

Pre-clinical advising for first- and second-year students is available through the Office of Student Affairs.

Learn more about advising from the Office of MD Student Affairs »

Career counseling

The Career Counseling Office provides advice and resources throughout the medical school experience to prepare students for residency and beyond.

Learn more from the Office of Career Counseling »


The Office of Medical Student Affairs provides a number of learning-support services throughout all four years of medical school.

  • First- and second-year students: tutoring services for individual courses
  • Third-year students: tutoring from residents and interns
  • All years:
    • Learning specialists
    • Exam preparation tools

Learn more about tutoring from the Office of MD Student Affairs » 


Many faculty members, fellow students and student organizations are actively interested in mentoring medical students and stand ready to help.

Learn more about mentoring from the Office of MD Student Affairs »

Disability services

It is the goal of Washington University to assist students with disabilities in removing the barriers their disabilities may pose and provide support in facing the challenge of pursuing an education at Washington University.

Please review the Students With Disabilities Policy »

To discuss disability accommodations, please contact Dean Lisa Moscoso, MD, at lisamoscoso@wustl.edu.