MD Program

Contact the Medical Student Counseling Center

1240 MERF
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2600
Phone:(319) 335-8056
Fax: (319) 335-8643

  • Programs and Workshops

    Medical Student Counseling Center (MSCC) offers a variety of presentations, programs and workshops to students throughout their medical education.  Stress management, study skills strategies, test anxiety, career specialty choice, and residency preparation are among the many topics addressed in these programs.

    If you are interested in further information, signing up for a program or a workshop, or have a request or an idea for a program, please contact Sandy Tomas, stop in at 1240 MERF, or call us at 335-8056. Workshop and presentation invitations, announcements and reminders are sent to students via e-mail throughout the year.

    Careers in Medicine (CiM) Workshops - Fall 2013

    • M1s - Careers in Medicine Workshop:  Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    • M2s - Careers in Medicine Workshop:  Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    • M1s-M4s - Careers in Medicine - Resilience: How to be Successful in Med School

    Mentor/Mentee Program - Fall 2013

    • Meet Your Mentor Reception:  Thursday, August 29, 5:15, 1117 MERF

    Academic Workshops - Fall 2013

    •  Study Styles:  Thursday, August 29, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF 
    •  How to Study Biochemistry:  Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    •  How to Study Pharmacology:  Thursday, September 5, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    •  How to Study Anatomy:  Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    •  PID - Immuno Overview Workshop - Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 5:30, 2166 MERF
    •  Test Taking Strategies, Monday, September 16, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    •  Time Management:  Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
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    • How to Read Difficult Test Questions - date/time/location info pending
    • Improving Your Reading Speed - date/time/location info pending
    • How to Prepare to Study for USMLE Step 1 - date/time/location info pending

    Wellness Programs - Fall 2013

    • Thursday, September 12, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF - Enhancing Resilience and Self Care
    • Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    • Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
    • Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 12:30, 1143 MERF
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    Spring 2013  

    • HOS Study Skills
    • FCP IV Study Skills
    • FCP IV Renal Review
    • Neuroscience Study Skills
    • Stress Break and Resilience:  Professional Self-Care/Mental Health
    • USMLE Tips Workshop 

    Residency Interview Workshop

    M4s - Residency Interview Workshop - Implementing a Plan - Monday, September 23, 2013, 5:30 to 7:30, 2117 MERF

    Residency Links/Bookmarks

    See our Career Development page