Karen Tang MD - MedSchoolCoach

Karen Tang MD

Karen Tang, MedSchoolCoach Advisor
Dr. Tang has had extensive experience mentoring and advising medical students and residents throughout her medical and academic career. She is highly familiar with navigating through career transitions and passionate about motivating and inspiring students to reach their full medical career potential. 

Coach's bio

Dr. Tang is both a clinical educator and a practicing pediatric hematology/oncology physician. She has an active role in medical education in an academic setting and continues to supervise and teach residents and medical students.

She is currently a pediatric hematology/oncology hospitalist at Boston Children’s Hospital and manages acute issues for complex hospitalized pediatric hematology/oncology patients.

She also has previously worked as a general pediatrician caring for a diverse patient population in New York City and was a Pediatric Hospitalist and Clinical Instructor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She completed Pediatric Residency at University of Connecticut and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship at New York University.

As a physician-scientist, she has been actively involved in research, presented findings at scientific meetings, and prepared manuscripts for scientific publication. In addition to her medical training, she obtained a Master’s degree in Biotechnology at Columbia University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Translational Investigation at New York University.

She is dedicated to being a part of an innovative research community focused on developing groundbreaking discoveries for pediatric hematology/oncology patients. She also is devoted to helping students pursue their passion in medicine. 

Student Reviews

I was actually hesitant when I first used MedSchoolCoach; it was a lot of money and I wasn't sure how much help I really needed. I am so glad that I ended up using their services! My advisor was phenomenal and helped me navigate the shipwreck that is medical school admissions even in the most challenging of times. The advice, edits, and support that I received though med school coach undoubtedly aided in my success to attend my top choice allopathic program in the fall.


Binghamton University 
Medical School:
Upstate Medical University 
University of Connecticut 
Fellowship New York University 


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 


Dr. Tang enjoys playing violin and cello and previously collaborated with a music therapist to perform for patients and families to provide comfort. 

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