Alexander S. Macnow, 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 Cell and Tissue Biology, Human Gross Anatomy, Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutic Intervention (MDTI), Endocrinology, Reproductive Medicine, and Gastroenterology courses for first-year medical students.
Dr. Macnow graduated summa cum laude 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.
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. He has recently been published as the primary author of MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now.
During medical school, Dr. Macnow received the Michael Harty Award for Excellence in Gross Anatomy and Dr. Freddy Stark Award for Gross Anatomy. He was inducted in 2013 to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.