About Us

Executive Leadership

We exclusively hire top physicians with a demonstrated history of admissions excellence through years of medical admissions committee and consulting experience. You will gain access to a network of expert advisors who will provide you with a strategic plan of action to achieve your medical career goals.

Our consultants have hands-on
experience as representatives of admissions committees
at premiere medical institutions across the US. Our approach to admissions continues to evolve with the ever growing educational landscape. Whether you need help with medical school application advising, residency personal statements, or MCAT/USMLE preparation, we’re here for you.

Admissions

Daniel Southren

MD, MBA

Founder, Director of Admissions Consulting Services

Dr. Daniel Southren’s unique approach to admissions was built upon a foundation of his experience within multiple disciplines. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, he was inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society in his junior year while he pursued his studies in Biology, Anthropology, and Art History. In addition to his medical education, Dr. Southren also continued to acquire new skill sets as a jazz piano performer and as a non fiction writer during the duration of his academic career. He then moved to his home state of New York to pursue his MD and MBA at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia Business School. Clients consistently attribute Daniel’s success as a consultant to his ability to curate a storyline that highlights unique features of the application, a skill which he conceptualizes as the marriage of marketing, educational experiences, and professional goals.

Education

Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital

University of Michigan Health System

Residency, Anesthesiology

Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Medical Doctor (MD)

Columbia School of Business

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Washington University in St. Louis

Biology, Anthropology, Art History (BA)

Education

Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital

Residency, Anesthesiology

Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Doctor (MD)

Harvard Business School

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Yale University

BA Biomedical Engineering

Hilary Gallin

MD, MBA

Director of Admissions Consulting Operations

Dr. Hilary Gallin brings a wealth of experience to Atlas Admissions. After completing her undergraduate studies at Yale University, Hillary pursued her career as an Analyst in the Healthcare Investment Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Following her financial experience, Hillary then acquired her MD at Washington University in St. Louis (where she was elected to the Gold Humanism Society), and MBA at Harvard Business School, where she has held leadership roles in research and innovation. Dr. Gallin has also been a part of numerous admissions committees during her time as a student and more recently as a resident in Anesthesiology at Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital. Clients are consistently impressed by the way Hilary combines her clinical experiences with her business and marketing background to create a convincing and powerful application that is optimized for success.

Test Preparation

Uchenna Okoro

BA

Director of USMLE Programming

Uchenna is well-versed in medical school applications and the admissions process. A graduate from The University of Maryland, Uchenna studied Biochemistry along with a minor focus in Psychology. After undergraduate studies, Uchenna obtained his Medical degree from The University of Michigan. Uchenna joined the Atlas Admissions team to optimize our MCAT and USMLE teaching methods and to help students improve their content mastery and overall approach when tackling these examinations.

Education

University of Pennsylvania

Residency, Anesthesiology

University of Michigan Medical School

Medical Doctor (MD)

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Biochemistry, BS

Education

Boston University

Mathematics, Philosophy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BA)

Eric Wang

BA

Director of MCAT Programming

Eric, an aspiring physician, completed his B.A. from Boston University with a triple major in Mathematics, Philosophy and Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology. During his studies, Eric performed research in the Taylor Lab within the medical school, studying autoimmune uveitis in mice. During his time in the lab, Eric became co-first author for a publication in the International Scientific Research Journal (IOVS). He also earned a score of 524 (>99th percentile) on the MCAT. Eric’s tutoring style comprises of a substantial focus on active listening, which helps him build strong relationships with every student.

Education

Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital.

University of Michigan Health System

Residency, Anesthesiology

Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Medical Doctor (MD)

Columbia School of Business

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Washington University in St. Louis

Biology, Anthropology, Art History (BA)