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Academic Success

Academic Success at the School of Medicine

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The Office of Academic Success helps students succeed in medical school and supports students with demonstrated or self-identified academic difficulties.

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To make an appointment, please e-mail the Office of Academic Success

Office of Academic Success
500 Hofstra University
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Hempstead, NY 11549


Judith Brenner, MD

Judith Brenner, MD
Associate Dean for Curricular Integration & Assessment
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine
T: 516-463-7590
F: 516-463-5631
Email

Samara Ginzburg, MD

Samara Ginzburg, MD
Associate Dean for Case-Based Learning
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine
T: 516-463-7501
F: 516-463-5631
Email

R. Ellen Pearlman, MD

R. Ellen Pearlman, MD
Associate Dean for Advanced Clinical Learning
Assistant Professor of Medicine
T: 516-463-7512
F: 516-463-5631
Email

Amber Chess, MD

Amber Chess, MA
Director, Office of Academic Success
Co-director, Office of Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Medicine
T: 516-463-7385
F: 516-463-7540
Email

Krista Paxton
Krista Paxton
Administrative Assistant
Coordinator, Office of Academic Success
T: 516-463-7571
F: 516-463-5631
Email