Peer Tutoring

The Office of Admissions & Student Affairs at McGovern Medical School offers a free Peer Tutoring Program throughout OASA’s Academic Success Initiatives for medical students in the first and second year classes. Second and fourth year medical students who have excelled in specific content matter provide tutoring in all the courses taken in the first two years. This service is available at no cost and any student may request a tutor for any reason. If your assigned tutor does not work out for any reason, please contact the: Program Coordinator: Kimberly Tolar:

Request a Tutor

Complete the request form and submit it to the program coordinator. Contact information will be sent to you via email so you can arrange a time and place to meet with your tutor.

Become a Tutor

MS2 and MS4 students can apply to become peer tutors. Complete the application form.

Tutorial Records

Tutors must submit tutorial records, list specific topics covered and a timesheet to the Program Coordinator: Kimberly Tolar:  every pay period. The pay period schedule is available in the Peer Tutoring Handbook.

Peer Tutoring Procedures

Student assignments will be made after three weeks of classes. It is the responsibility of students to contact tutors to set up sessions.

Contact Us

Assistant Dean: Student Success Initiatives: Tara Tuchaai, PhD –

Program Coordinator: Kimberly Tolar
6431 Fannin MSB G.300
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-500-8925