Jessica Freedman, MD – Founder, President, and Senior Advisor
Dr. Jessica Freedman, MedEdits founder, was on faculty at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where she served in the residency leadership and on the medical school admissions committee and played a pivotal role in both resident and medical student education and curriculum development. Dr. Freedman has served as a mentor both formally and informally for countless residents and medical students, helping them to navigate the admissions maze.
Dr. Freedman left Mount Sinai and founded MedEdits. With MedEdits, Dr. Freedman has worked with hundreds of applicants to medical school, residency, and fellowship. She is also the recipient of numerous honors. Her biography has been selected for inclusion in the Marquis Who’s Who in America. since 2011. Dr. Freedman was nominated for the American Medical Association Women Physicians’ Congress Mentorship Award and received multiple awards for her mentorship and teaching at Mount Sinai where she was consistently evaluated a top medical school faculty member by her students and residents.
Dr. Freedman has professional writing and editing experience and has published extensively in the popular press, online and in peer-reviewed journals. She has also been published and quoted in the New York TImes, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times. She has authored three best selling books on the medical admissions process: The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions, The Medical School Interview, and The Residency Interview. Dr. Freedman serves on the Medscape® Med Students advisory board and is a member of the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants.
She is also recognized nationally as a leader in graduate and undergraduate medical education, serving on several committees including the National Council of Residency Directors, the Mentoring Women Task Force, Women in Academic Medicine Committee, the Medical Student Education Group and the Faculty Development Committee of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. Dr. Freedman is currently a board-certified, practicing emergency physician. She is a graduate of Haverford College, Temple University School of Medicine and the emergency medicine residency program at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Freedman lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband and two daughters.
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