Natalia is working on her debut novel, The Hippocratic Oath: Working to save a patient’s life, a doctor relives her first year of medical school, when she attempted to commit murder in order to save her five-year old sister.

Natalia received a grant from Stanford School of Medicine to take a year off, fully funded, for her novel. She was accepted into the Northern California Writer’s Retreat where she met one of her favorite authors, Vanessa Diffenbaugh of The Language of Flowers. Natalia has excelled in her creative writing classes at Stanford, UCLA, and Oxford.