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Dr. Ruby is a distinguished vascular surgeon who has completed his general surgery residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and has held numerous leadership positions in various surgical societies. He is a founding member of Vascular Associates of Connecticut.
Dr. Ramirez is an integrated vascular surgery resident at UCSF who is passionate about teaching and tutoring for several board exams. He has served on the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine admissions committee and is committed to being a leader in medical education.
Dr. Choo completed her pre-med education at UC Berkeley and got her medical degree at UC San Diego. She is a board-certified pediatrician and has served on the admissions committee, reviewed applications, and worked with UC Irvine to teach and prepare students for the application process.
Wendy has worked as an admissions screener for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Overlook Hospital, a pilot case developer with the NBME for the USMLE exam, and an assistant professor of medicine and director of the standardized patient program. She holds two master's degrees in English and education and has taught several AP courses.
Dr. Lee is a board-certified dermatologist and an assistant professor of dermatology at Brown University. Dr. Lee has a passion for medical education and also does research in developing new treatments for skin cancer. She specializes in BS/MD admissions, with more than 95% of her clients getting interviews for BS/MD programs each cycle.
Dr. Weintrub is a board-certified plastic surgeon who trained at several institutions. He is in private practice and also serves as Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Providence VA Medical Center. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown University and has served on the selection committee for the plastic surgery residency program.
Dr. McCrary has prior admission committee experience at the University of Arizona and is a head and neck surgeon in-training. Prior feedback from medical students that have worked with her includes the following: "Dr. McCrary has excellent interpersonal skills and recognizes the needs of others."
Dr. Edward Walsh is an Emergency Medicine physician who graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is especially interested in medical education and preparing students for the challenges of medical school and beyond, also serves faculty member at the James Madison University Physician Assistant program.
Dr. Yoediono received his MD from the University of Rochester, and did his training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program. He has worked at Duke as a pre-major advisor and admissions interviewer. Dr. Yoediono co-authored papers published in The New England Journal of Medicine and Academic Medicine.
Dr. Newsha Lajevardi is a board-certified dermatologist who practices medical, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology, cutaneous surgery, and laser surgery. She has a nontraditional path to medical school and is highly involved in the application and interview process for prospective dermatology residents.
Dr. Kelly attended Georgetown University for both undergraduate and medical school. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at North Shore/Long Island Jewish and is now in private practice, as well as helping Ophthalmologists prepare for their oral boards. He enjoys traveling, live music, and sports.
Dr. Lipsit is a Board Certified Radiologist with extensive experience in diagnostic ultrasound. Currently, he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and serves as an educational consultant. Dr. Lipsit has also been involved in admissions consulting for several years.
Dr. Flick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University and attended medical school at UC Irvine after receiving the Army health professions scholarship. He has served as a flight surgeon for the Army. While at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, he was an admissions committee member.
Dr. Marinelli has practiced family medicine, served on the University of California Admissions Committee, and has helped hundreds of students get into medical school. She spearheads a team of physician advisors who guide MedSchoolCoach students.
Your residency advisor will use our comprehensive intake form and spend time getting to know you on a personal level to find out what makes you unique.
Using your individual story, your Physician Advisor will work with you to brainstorm a cohesive narrative about the speciality of your choice.
Once you have decided on content, your Writing Advisor will help you develop and enhance your story, turning your ideas into an organized and cohesive essay that puts your experiences in the spotlight.
After a few drafts, your Writing Advisor will refine your prose and correct smaller writing errors that stand in the way of excellence. Your Physician Advisor will then approve the final product.
With the help of your team of residency advisors, you will craft an ERAS application that will get you interview invites, and lead to the match outcome you want!
Dr. Choo is a former Associate Program Director at the CHOC Children’s and UC Irvine residency programs
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Physicians with Residency Admissions Committee Experience
Dr. Lipsit is a Board Certified Radiologist with extensive experience in diagnostic ultrasound. Currently, he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and serves as an educational consultant. Dr. Lipsit has also been involved in admissions consulting for several years.View profile
Dr. Mandalia was a member of the University of Miami Admissions Committee, an accomplished medical writer and advisor to hundreds of successful applicants.View profile
A trailblazing physician and advocate, Dr. Ng has spearheaded LGBT health initiatives, founded Ohio's first LGBT-focused PRIDE Clinic, and achieved numerous accolades for his work in healthcare diversity and inclusion. Dr. Ng was an assistant dean and member of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Admissions Committee.View profile
Dr. Edward Walsh is an Emergency Medicine physician who graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is especially interested in medical education and preparing students for the challenges of medical school and beyond, also serves faculty member at the James Madison University Physician Assistant program.View profile
Dr. Flynn has been involved in both medical school and residency admissions committees and is dedicated to collaborating with anyone interested in pursuing medicine. She is passionate, compassionate, and excited to work with you.View profile
Dr. Dallara-Marsh is an esteemed neurologist and epileptologist in Bergen County, New Jersey, with a notable academic journey, comprehensive training in child neurology and epilepsy, an active role in mentoring and academic admissions, and a research interest in Palliative Care. Dr. Dallara-Marsh has extensive admissions experience.View profile
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We have physician advisors across multiple specialities, and when appropriate, we'll do our best to pair you with one in the particular speciality you are looking at matching into. However, we cannot guarantee this, and there are times when another advisor may actually be a better fit!
With MedSchoolCoach, you get the advantage of having a Physician Advisor and Writing Advisor to help you develop your story. Our Physician Advisors have sat on admissions committees and have evaluated thousands of applications, so they understand exactly how to bring out the best in an applicant. Our Writing Advisors are professional writers and editors who will help you refine your concepts and create a compelling essay. This combination results in an extremely powerful team that will take your application essays to a new level.
Yes! All our essay editing packages come with brainstorming time with your Physician Advisor. Your Writing Advisor will also provide you with a worksheet to help you outline your narrative.
We use our advising portal, CHART, to organize your essays. When you upload your drafts to the platform, your Writing Advisor will review them in detail and then provide constructive feedback on how to improve them. As you get closer to a final draft, we will focus on things like word choice, sentence structure, and grammar.
Advisors provide feedback within 24-72 hours of submission. This allows enough time for in-depth edits.
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