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Peer Learning Partners (PLP)

Support NYMCPeer-to-peer support is provided for a variety of courses in NYMC's School of Medicine, NYMC's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, NYMC's School of Health Sciences and Practice, and Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC.

Each student is allowed two hours per week. Peer learning partners are at least one year ahead and are paid an hourly rate by NYMC Academic Support for their services. 

See below for more information about the peer learning partners provided. 

To view PLP availability and to book an appointment, please visit NYMC WCOnline

First-time users need to register for an account. Only the white boxes are available. Sessions cannot be held and booked on the same day to allow PLPs time to prepare. Online consultations are available directly through this system. For further guidance, please review the WCOnline FAQs document and the WCOnline Video Guide.

School of Medicine PLPs

First YearSecond YearThird Year
  • Gross Anatomy
  • Histology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Neurosciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biostatistics
  • Step 1
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Family Medicine
  • Step 2

School of Health Sciences and Practice PLPs

Doctor of Public Health

  • Survey Sampling & Data Analysis
  • Socioeconomic Determinants of Public Health
  • Health Care Economics
  • Health Services Research and Evaluation 1
  • Health Services Research and Evaluation II: Applications of Research 
  • Introduction to Public Health Law
  • Regulation & Market Approaches to US Healthcare
  • Political Economy of US Healthcare Reform
  • Public Health Leadership
  • Stata- Directed Doctoral Research
  • Dissertation Research

Master of Public Health

  • Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics 
  • Intermediate Biostatistics 1
  • Intermediate Biostatistics II 
  • Introduction to SAS Programming for Data Management & Analysis
  • Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health
  • Health Care in the United States
  • Environmental Influences on Human Health
  • Health Economics 
  • Public Health in Action
  • Survival Analysis
  • Mathematical Statistics I: Probability
  • Mathematical Statistics II: Inference
  • Applied Biostatistics & Epidemiology/Intro to Biostats & Epi for Public Health
  • Grant Writing in the Real World
  • Research Methods for Population Science/Evaluating Public Health Programs
  • Advanced Epidemiology II
  • Methods in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • SAS Applications to Epidemiological Studies
  • Principles & Techniques of Behavioral Change
  • Advanced Epidemiology I
  • Health Program Planning & Evaluation/Community Assessment
  • Fundamentals of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

M.S. Speech Language Pathology

  • Foundations of Speech, Language, and Cognition
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Advanced Anatomy of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms 
  • Neuroscience 
  • Language Disorders of Children
  • Speech Science 
  • Dysphagia
  • Neuromotor Speech Disorders

Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • Introduction to Biostatistics 
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy and Histology 
  • Neuroscience
  • Kinesiology 
  • Exercise Science
  • Introduction to Clinical Science in PT
  • Clinical Medicine for PT
  • Professional Practice I: Introduction to Professionalism
  • Clinical Science in PT 1: Acute Medical & Orthopedic Conditions


Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences PLPs

  • General Biochemistry I  
  • General Biochemistry II
  • General Microbiology I
  • General Microbiology II 
  • Mammalian Physiology I
  • Mammalian Physiology II
  • Lectures in Histology
  • Cell Biology 

Touro College of Dental Medicine PLPs

First Year and Second Year
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Dental Anatomy and Occlusion Lecture  
  • Dental Physiology
  • Histology- General and Oral Lecture and Lab
  • Gross and Neuro, Anatomy Lecture and Lab
  • Head and Neck, Anatomy Lecture and Lab  
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Dentistry
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics 
  • INBDE Exam