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Michelle A. Finkel MD

Michelle A. Finkel MD

Dr. Finkel, the founder of the medical school and residency admissions consulting firm Insider Medical Admissions, is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School. On completing her emergency medicine residency at Harvard, Dr. Finkel was asked to stay on as faculty at Harvard Medical School and spent five years teaching at the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital. She was appointed to the Assistant Residency Director position for the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency where she reviewed countless applications, personal statements and resumes. In this role, she also interviewed applicants and made key admissions decisions. For over nine years Dr. Finkel trained Harvard medical students, residents, and fellows, yielding her three Harvard Medical School faculty teaching and mentorship awards, including Best Faculty Mentor. In 2007, she founded Insider Medical Admissions and has helped well over 1000 candidates for medical school and residency. In addition to her medical accolades, Dr. Finkel has professional writing experience. She was selected for the prestigious Mass Media Fellowship in Science Writing sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has published in academic journals, on-line textbooks and as a science news writer for the Oregonian newspaper. She has edited thousands of documents for her clients. Dr. Finkel is also a board-certified, practicing emergency physician.

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