Jose Mitjavila

“After three years at the Gill Center, I had done everything from formulating a project, collecting data, and analyzing the data, to writing an abstract and making a poster,” he says. “When I arrived in medical school, it was clear that there was a major focus on research, and I was very glad to have already learned those skills.”

Now in his final year and anticipating a career in emergency medicine, Mitjavila says he is continually struck by how well the Gill faculty continue to support him as he pursues his professional goals. 

“I had no idea when I went in how much of a resource and support network these professors would be for me,” he says. “All of the Gill Chairs and scientists have led such interesting lives and careers and they’ve been incredibly willing to share their insights with their students.

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