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Academic Support Services

Leadership

Angie Hairrell, PhD
Director of Academic Support Services
HPEB 1040
Phone: 979.436.0236
hairrell@medicine.tamhsc.edu

Contact

Chris Diem, MEd
Program Coordinator for Academic Support Services
MEC 409
Phone: 254.724.8814
diem@medicine.tamhsc.edu

About Academic Support Services

The Office for Academic Support Services offers a variety of programs and services designed to enhance a student's learning at the Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Angie Hairrell and Chris Diem assist individuals through one-to-one appointments on any learning or study issue, supplemental instruction and guidance for board preparation, and other related areas. Small and large group seminars are designed to provide an overview of proven strategies to prepare students for class, board exams and certifying exams.

Services

1st Year Students

  • Test taking strategies and test analysis
  • Time management strategies
  • Skills for medical school success program
  • Expert skills program
  • Screen for learning disabilities
  • Stress management strategies
  • Regularly scheduled seminars

2nd Year Students

  • Step 1 preparation (Includes study calendars, one-on-one advising, check in’s during studying)
  • Strength and opportunity reports after exams
  • Utilization of questions prior to block exams

3rd Year Students

  • Board and shelf exam preparation
  • Study skills for the clinic
  • Time management for rotations

4th Year Students

  • CV and Personal Statement preparation
  • MEID-805 Elective focusing on residency, personal finances and continued education
  • Course projects and papers
  • Board review preparation

Leadership

Angie Hairrell, PhD
Director of Academic Support Services
HPEB 1040
Phone: 979.436.0236
hairrell@medicine.tamhsc.edu

Contact

Chris Diem, MEd
Program Coordinator for Academic Support Services
MEC 409
Phone: 254.724.8814
diem@medicine.tamhsc.edu