Learning Sciences and Educational Success Program

We offer workshops, interactive learning sessions and individual academic counseling for exploring content, processes and thinking skills to maximize student success.

We provide programs and individual consultations to promote effective and efficient life-long learning. Our programs develop essential skills, provide opportunities for applying these skills to relevant content, and guide students in implementing strategies for success.

Programs are provided throughout the year based on student need and interests, including:

  • The learning process & effective, evidence-based strategies for learning
  • Collaboration and approaches for successful small group learning
  • Holistic and individualized learning plans
  • Study habits and adaptive learning strategies
  • Time management and organization
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Optimizing daily and weekly routines for peak performance 
Remediation services are provided for students who may be struggling academically.
  • Quick Tips
    Use these quick tips when you want to make some easy-to-implement changes in your study plan.


For more information or to schedule a meeting, please contact:

Director, Medical Education & Educational Research Institute

Meka, Jennifer

Jennifer Meka, PhD

Director, Medical Education & Educational Research Institute (MEERI); Associate Dean for Medical Education; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

955 Main Street Room 6153 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-829-5785; Fax: 716-829-2437

Email: meka2@buffalo.edu

Learning Specialist

Carrie Gillings.

Carrie Gillings, MEd

Learning Specialist

Medical Education and Educational Research Institute

955 Main Street, Room 6154, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-5237

Email: cgilling@buffalo.edu