Kalla Gervasio is one of the founding editors and Board Members of the Journal of Narrative Visions (JNV). She is a fourth year medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She recently matched to Wills Eye Hospital at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA for her ophthalmology residency starting in July 2018. Having majored in Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, she has always valued the art of writing about and understanding the human experience. Her interest in ophthalmology stems from seeing the experiences of a close family member born with congenital cataracts. Kalla is also a contributing writer to the website MDLingo. She aspires to be a physician-writer and developed JNV to combine her passion for writing and ophthalmology.