Taylor Kratochvil is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is from Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Gonzaga University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish. After graduation, he worked in UNMC’s Clinical Simulation Lab earning his Master of Science degree in Medical Anatomy from UNMC. In his years as a medical student, Taylor has become active in health policy and advocacy, serving as President of UNMC Student Delegates from 2018-2019, member of the Metro Omaha Medical Society Board of Directors from 2018-2021, and is an active member in the American Medical Association. His research interests include pediatric developmental diseases, medical education, and asset based community development. He currently serves as President of the College of Medicine Class of 2022 and plans to pursue a residency in pediatrics.