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Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs provides guidance, support, and administrative assistance to students and is a great place to visit with any questions you may have while attending Tufts University School of Medicine. The office coordinates important events including Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, and Commencement activities. The OSA also acts as a liaison to faculty and administration, assists with academic advising and personal counseling, and coordinates the residency application process.

Other areas of responsibility include:

Contact Us

Medical Education Building, 4th floor
145 Harrison Avenue
Phone 617-636-6534
Fax 617-636-0432


Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm


Amy Kuhlik, M.D.
Dean of Student Affairs 

Janet Kerle
Associate Dean of Student Affairs

John Matias, M.Ed.
Associate Dean, Admissions & Enrollment

Jessica Shah, M.D./M.P.H.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Michael Minutello, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Academic Support

Paula Gagnon
Associate Director of Student Affairs

Lauren Fielding, M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Carol Sue Poindexter
Staff Assistant / Student Services

Chris Bishal
Administrative Coordinator