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Assessment and Accommodations

Resources Available

Any student with a pre-existing physical or learning disability should contact the Medical Student Counseling Center’s counselors if he or she would like to receive accommodations from the Carver College of Medicine.

  • Occasionally after beginning medical education, students become aware of learning challenges and patterns of learning differences that may have existed prior to entering CCOM.  Psychologists and neuropsychologists within UI Hospitals and Clinics and the surrounding community are available to provide assessments for learning differences/disabilities and can recommend formal accommodations when indicated.

  • Psychiatrists on our extended team and community psychiatric providers are available to assess and treat students if it appears that medication is the appropriate course of action. 

Counselors will discuss these options with the student and at the request and consent of the student facilitate a referral for evaluation and assessment.

For more detailed information about disability accommodations, please refer to the Policies for Students with Disabilities in the Medical Student Handbook.