"I love helping students recognize how much they know and how far they’ve come in their studying. Seeing a student start a session overwhelmed and leave confident is the most rewarding part of the tutoring. "
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).
Study and Qualifications
BA from Duke University
BS from Duke University
Ed.M. from Harvard Graduate School of Education
MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Psychiatry Resident at New York University School of Medicine
WHAT CHRIS’S STUDENTS ARE SAYING
"I really am appreciative of his organization and attention to detail...he quizzes me beyond the case at hand and gives me feedback on how to improve"