Renee Marinelli MD Director of Advising | MedSchoolCoach

Renee Marinelli MDDirector of Advising

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.

Renee Marinelli MD, MedSchoolCoach

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Dr. Marinelli graduated magna cum laude from California State University, San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in biology. While attending school, she worked for a neurosurgeon where she led clinical trials and taught biology as a supplemental instruction leader. Dr. Marinelli was accepted to multiple medical schools and attended the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine where she served on the admissions committee and interviewed many applicants. In medical school, she met her future husband and MedSchoolCoach advisor, Dr. David Flick. After medical school, both Dr. Marinelli and her husband attended family medicine residency in Hawaii where she also served on the residency admissions committee. After her son was born, she decided to step away from clinical medicine and joined the MedSchoolCoach team. Since that time, she has mentored and assisted hundreds of students in the medical school admissions process and brings a wealth of experience serving on both medical school and residency admission committees. Dr. Marinelli is the Director of Advising at MedSchoolCoach, where she continues to advise applicants but also serves to oversee all the advisors. She is excited to continue to provide guidance to students while spending quality time with her son.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate: BS, California State University
Medical School: MD, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

SPECIALTY

Family Medicine

FUN FACT

One of Dr. Marinelli's favorite hobbies is trail running. She has ran almost every trail where she lives in Colorado Springs and is planning to ascend the 14,000 feet Pikes Peak!

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