Mera Goodman MD - MedSchoolCoach

Mera Goodman MD

Mera Goodman, MedSchoolCoach Advisor
Dr. Goodman followed nontraditional student pathway; as a former Chief Resident and current Academic Hospitalist, she has served on several academic committees and continues to passionately provide career and research mentorship for medical students and residents. 

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Dr. Mera Goodman graduated Cum Laude from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City with a B.A. in Biology. After a mini-career in strategy management consulting, she completed her MD at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook in New York, and subsequently, her pediatric residency and Chief Residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She has since been working as an Academic Pediatric Hospitalist where, in addition to clinical work, continues to conduct research, work on quality improvement, and provide medical education, advising and research supervision to residents and students. She has served on several academic committees, developed new courses, structured new clinical programs, and has an interest in EMR/informatics. She also participated in global health in Peru, India, and Madagascar. 

She enjoys helping students navigate developing a clinical career. Her passion is thinking “out of the box” to purposefully map skills and interests to fulfilling experiences that help with long-term career development.

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Barnard College, Columbia University 
Medical School:
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, State University of New York 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine 


Her parents felt they invented her name with scrabble tiles when she was born in California; however, she's since met other 'Mera' variants along the way! 

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