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Dr. Alexander Stone Macnow

Teaching Assistant

Bio

<p><b>Alexander S. Macnow</b>, MD, is a 2013 graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he focused in pathology and medical education, acting as a Teaching Assistant for the <i>Cell and Tissue Biology</i>, <i>Human Gross Anatomy</i>, <i>Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutic Intervention</i> (MDTI), <i>Endocrinology</i>, <i>Reproductive Medicine</i>, and <i>Gastroenterology</i> courses for first-year medical students.</p> <p>Dr. Macnow graduated <i>summa cum laude</i> from Boston University in 2008, earning a B.A. in Musicology with Distinction after research in music semiology in 20th Century theater, as well as induction into Phi Beta Kappa.</p> <p>Dr. Macnow is spending two years before residency working as a Content Manager for MCAT Programs at Kaplan Test Prep, designing a prep course for the new MCAT 2015 exam.&nbsp; He has recently been published as the primary author of <i><a href="http://www.amazon.com/MCAT-2015-What-Change-Means/dp/161865358X">MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now</a></i>.</p> <p>During medical school, Dr. Macnow received the <i>Michael Harty Award for Excellence in Gross Anatomy</i> and <i>Dr. Freddy Stark Award for Gross Anatomy</i>.&nbsp; He was inducted in 2013 to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.</p>

Courses

Going Out on a Limb: The Anatomy of the Upper Limb