About Me

Chris's Education

In 2013, Christopher Clayton graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a BS in Biology and BA in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Following graduation, Chris began working toward his Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. During this time, Chris was recognized as a Steve Miller Fellowship for Medical Education Recipient as well as an “All Star Teacher” as voted by the Columbia student body; both titles awarded to him in 2015. Chris completed his Ed.M. in 2018 and that same year became a Harvard Center for Public Leadership Zuckerman Fellow. Chris went on to Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons for his MD, During his time in medical school, he was the Pre-Clinical Curriculum Representative for Columbia Class of 2018 and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honors Society in 2019. Chris also has two years of experience teaching Columbia medical students as part of the Student Success Network, and one year of Shelf and Step 1 tutoring experience through the Columbia-Bassett program. Chris is currently completing his Psychiatry residency at NYU Medical Center (#5 Ranked program).



Duke University


Duke University



Harvard Graduate School of Education



Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Psychiatry Resident

New York University School of Medicine


Benefits of Tutoring With Elite

World-Class Tutors

The Elite Medical Prep tutoring team is comprised of some of the most accomplished individuals from some of the most prestigous medical schools. And, they aren’t just smart. They’re amazing teachers.

Student Support Team

When you choose to tutor with Elite Medical Prep, you get much more than access to one amazing tutor. Seek anxiety, learning disability, or general support from our on staff learning advisor

Unused Hour Guarantee

In order to reserve your tutor’s time, tutoring hours must be purchased in packages. However, fear not. Any unused tutoring hours will be 100% refunded to you upon your request.

Complete Confidentiality

Nobody has to know that you got tutoring for your medical school exam unless you want them to. We treat our students as patients and will never contact your school or share your information without explicit permission.

Experience Backed Curiculum

With over 15 years of tutoring experience, our custom questions sets and teaching materials are backed by a long record of student success and are constantly evolving as the exams do.

24/7 Question Support

Have a question outside of your tutoring sessions while completing practice questions or coursework? No problem! Our students are always invited to email us.


Have a Look at Chris's Articles

Whether or not you end up working with Chris, check out the helpful articles he’s written on our blog and enjoy access to our entire library of information resources writen by our professional tutors. Find answers, tips, and guides pertaining to a wide variety of MCAT, USMLE, COMLEX, and other medical school exam related topics.


What Chris's students are saying

We look forward to being your partners in medical school exam success!

To inquire about specific tutor rates, book a free consultation to discuss your medical tutoring needs, or sign up for a 2-for-1 trial session, please continue to our contact page below!