Carlos was born and raised in the sunny island of Puerto Rico. Upon completing high school there, he moved to Cambridge, MA in 2012 to attend MIT for undergrad. He graduated from MIT in 2016 with a B.S. in Biological Engineering and decided to stay in Boston to begin his MD training at Harvard Medical School. His career interests lie in Medical Education and Medical Device Innovation and he is currently deciding between a career in Surgery or Emergency Medicine.
Carlos has experience tutoring Boston public high school students on the SAT in a combined rowing/swimming and academic preparation program called Amphibious Achievement at MIT. He was also a TA/grader for several classes in his major, like Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Computational Modeling of Biological Systems. Throughout medical school, he has learn how to become a better teacher while teaching first year medical students pathophysiology.
Outside of school, Carlos enjoys running, rowing, biking and swimming. He walked on to the MIT Varsity Men's Lightweight Crew Team his freshman year and completed four years of NCAA Division 1 Collegiate Rowing. Now, Carlos has picked up running and triathlon training as his main hobbies.