He chose to enroll in Dr. Maggie Carry’s narrative in medicine course in his second year, during which this essay took form. While personal narrative is new to Gavin, he has been writing poetry and short fiction since his early childhood.
Alongside his passion for medicine and writing, Gavin has explored a penchant for food and drink. As a professional bartender, he has mixed martinis in a Michelin Star restaurant and margaritas in a bar sitting over the Pacific Ocean, all the while exploring the art of storytelling.
He is excited to integrate his love for narrative into a long career in medicine.