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Center for Learning Excellence

The Center for Learning Excellence (CLE) provides a host of personal, academic and referral services to enhance the interpersonal and educational experiences of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine students.

Accessibility services

  • Geisinger Commonwealth is in full compliance with the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. CLE staff coordinates reasonable accommodations for eligible students with documented disabilities.
  • To obtain more information on accessibility services or to apply for accommodations, visit the portal or contact Tanya Morgan, assistant director of the CLE, at

Academic support

  • Academic support and advising: Individual academic support is provided to MD students in the areas of time management, higher-level study skills, organization, study-guide construction and self testing. 
  • Tutoring: Tutorial services are offered at no cost to students through small group and individual formats. Faculty is available to assist students with course content through office hours and online chats. 
  • Workshops: CLE staff provides workshops to assist students with academic organization and study strategies to support their academic goals.
  • Professional preparation/professional skill development: CLE staff provides workshops and individual consults to assist medical students with application and preparation needs for Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).

Contact us

Jackie Ghormoz, MSW, CSW
Assistant Dean of Students
Medical Sciences Building
3007 East

Amy S. Kline, MA
Associate Director, Center for Learning Excellence
Medical Sciences Building
3005 East

Tanya M. Morgan, MS
Assistant Director, Center for Learning Excellence
Medical Sciences Building
3101 East

Janis Williams
Administrative Assistant
Medical Sciences Building