At the Writing Center, our goal is to make you a better writer. We do this through individualized, collaborative assistance. Our feedback consists of close reading of your written work, based on your needs, goals, and aspirations. We encourage your active participation in the session.
We don't edit or proofread, but we do teach the skills that writers need to revise and edit their own work. The consultation session can provide enlightenment and energy to help you improve as a writer and to show that your writing is meaningful in the world of health and medicine.
For students and residents, we offer the following services:
For faculty, we offer the following services:
The Writing Center is part of the Division of Student Services. Our service is free for all current KUMC students and residents. Success in your field depends on constant improvement—and writing plays a major part in that process.
For faculty who wish to encourage students to use the Writing Center services, we offer the following statement for inclusion to their course syllabus:
The KUMC Writing Center offers students and residents a welcoming place for discussing writing. Staffed by Graduate Writing Specialist Andrés Rodríguez, the Center offers free tutoring on writing assignments, workshops and presentations, resources, writing groups, and more. The goal is to make students more effective, confident writers by providing feedback on their work and advice on their writing process. The Writing Center is located in Dykes Library, room G011. Appointments can be made online (firstname.lastname@example.org or https://medconsult.kumc.edu) or by phone (913-945-8477).