A c a d e m i c   C o u n s e l i n g

Academic Counseling service is for all students at the Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Our Professional Counselors support students in their efforts to succeed in their graduate studies by providing information regarding professional test requirements, summer programs, opportunities for professional growth and development, and other academic opportunities.

As part of these services, the Professional Counselors are available for individual, group guidance and counseling services. All students in need of Counseling Service in any moment of his/her academic year should feel free to set an appointment with one of our Professional Counselors as soon as possible.

Individual and group guidance and counseling topics include:
  • Decision making methods

  • Career decisions

  • Residencies

  • Mental health

  • Interpersonal relations

  • Assertiveness

  • Conflict management

  • Stress management

  • Learning styles

  • Exam Preparation

  • Time management

  • Personality self-inventories

  • Attitudes, Interests, Emotional wellbeing and others.

Need an appointment?

If you are facing academic difficulties, a personal or family situation, or indecision about your career, you can set an appointment with our Professional Counselor:

• Josť A. Soto-Franceschini, PhD, M.Ed. CPL
787-840-2575 ext. 2252

• Jonaira Arroyo, M.Ed. CPL
787-840-2575 ext. 2174