Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offers students multiple resources to assist with academic performance, including team-based study, review sessions and workshops and examination preparation. Learn more about our academic support opportunities below.
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Study Skills Resources and Workshops
The MD program has optional workshops to help M1 and M2 students improve their study skills. Presentations and documents related to these workshops are available on Northwestern Box (NetID and password required), including:
USMLE Step 1 Preparation Resources
Find student advice and reflections on preparing for USMLE Step 1, from helpful study tools to the value of taking care of yourself during a stressful time.
Science in Medicine Phase 1 Review
Select MD/PhD students who have completed M1 and M2 of the MD program serve as tutors for current medical students to review Science in Medicine Phase 1 material in a group setting. These sessions are not meant as a substitute for lectures.
Visit Northwestern Box to access session PowerPoints, review documents and location time and date.
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Our program is academically rigorous — tutors are available to help you succeed. Contact Allison Matricaria in the AWOME office to find the right tutor for your needs.
At designated times in all phases, students may meet one-on-one with a dean to discuss various topics, including academic support needs, career exploration, maintaining balance and more.