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First Name

Gabriel

Last Name

Baluyut

YouTube Nickname

Gabz

Birthdate

September 26, 1996

Education

Field

Medicine

Getting Personal

A Brief Introduction

Great to meet you!

My name is Gabriel, but people call me Gabe/Gabz/Gabby, so I don’t really mind whatever you call me.

I’m a Physician Associate (UK) or Physician Assistant (US). I am currently preparing for the Registration Exams. I have a huge interest in Paediatrics and Family Medicine. I am fortunate enough to already have a job offer where I can practice Family Medicine with Specialisation to Paediatrics.

Why are you passionate about what you do?

I live by the quote:

“With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it don’t seem like such a bad thing to me, to want to put a little bit of it back together.”
– Desmond Doss

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?

Hopefully:

Working as a Senior Physician Associate and a PA Mentor/Examiner
Completed my solo-skydiving course
Participating in a Medical Mission abroad

How would you define success?

Being able to give back to your parents, family, and to everyone else who have helped you succeed.

What is the first thing you think of when you wake up?

        “Ugh. Need more sleep.”

Jokes.

For me, it’s breakfast whilst listening to some kind of inspirational podcast, to get me hyped for the day.

What are you most grateful for in your life?

My Family.

Without them, I would definitely not be where I am today.

How do you balance work and leisure?

Pre-Covid Times:

I play volleyball competitively
Seeing my friends
Solo-travelling abroad

Covid Times: 

Netflix/Amazon Prime
Reading Books
PUBG/Wild Rift with my friends

How would your friends describe you?

“He’s always laughing.”

Is financial success important to you?

Simply – Yes. 
Money provides you with better health, living situation, and travelling opportunities. Most importantly, it’ll allow me to help my whole family.

What is the quality you admire in others?

‘Positivity’
‘Perseverance’
‘Empathetic’
 

What is your greatest achievement?

Raising £785 : 

To put towards building an Eco Pod Community Centre. It’s to provide children with physical and mental health conditions, with free educational programmes relating to wildlife and the environment.

Who has influenced you the most?

Desmond Doss
He was a US Army corporal who served combat medic in World War II. He served with his platoon in 1944 on Guam and the Philippines.

He refused to kill an enemy soldier or carry a weapon into combat. During the Battle of Okinawa, he saved 50-100 wounded infantrymen atop the area known as ‘Hacksaw Ridge’.

For this, he received the Medal of Honour. 

What qualities do you think are important in a family?

‘Trust’
‘Respect’
‘Adaptability’

What will people say about you at your funeral?

“Awww. he’s dead. RIP.”