Academic Success & Assistance

The Medical School believes that all of its trainees will become great physicians. The path to this outcome requires a high level of academic performance and we will endeavor to provide every trainee with the resources and support needed to be successful.


Individual Personal and Academic Counseling: 

Individual assistance for personal needs is available by contacting Dr. Robin Michaels, 218-726-8872 or

For individual assistance with academic counseling, contact Dr. Elizabeth Teschner at 218-726-7059 or

Faculty Advisors
Students will meet regularly with their faculty advisors within the Duluth Learning Communities which support, connect, identify, advocate, and track students.

Learner Development

CAIMH - Center of American Indian and Minority Health 
Provides support to Native American and minority students. For personal assistance, contact the CAIMH office at 218-726-7235 or


USMLE Information