Throughout the class of their 4-calendar year romantic relationship, Dr. Alexis Catherine Gomez and Dr. Taylor Francis Baumann have been new good friends and finest pals and then boyfriend and girlfriend.
Dr. Gomez, 30, who is known as AC, and Dr. Baumann, 29, are both resident medical professionals in inside medication and pediatrics at Baylor Faculty of Medication in Houston, where by they fulfilled in June 2017 as interns.
As they moved from title to title on their way to partner and wife, the one particular title that the few holds most sacred, they stated, is “teammates.”
“No issue what, we are usually on each and every other’s staff,” said Dr. Gomez, who graduated from Harvard and gained a healthcare diploma from the University of Pennsylvania. “It has been that way given that the incredibly initial day we fulfilled, which is also the day we turned finest friends.”
Her teammate remembers it perfectly: “She variety of made the initially transfer on me,” Dr. Baumann stated, laughing. “But we were immediate chemistry from the get started. She has this magnetic persona that just draws persons to her.”
He took her on a to start with day to the Houston Zoo in November 2017, followed by evening meal at a Greek diner, exactly where they ate burgers.
By January 2018, they had been courting steadily.
“Once we made a decision on courting, at minimum for me, I stated this is going to be for retains,” mentioned Dr. Baumann, who graduated from Creighton University and gained a health care degree from the College of Texas.
In the coming months, they will be divided as each proceeds their following stage of their profession.
Dr. Gomez will move to Boston in June to pursue teaching at Brigham and Women’s Healthcare facility, Massachusetts Normal Hospital, and Boston Children’s Medical center as a nephrology fellow specializing in the care of sufferers with kidney disorder.
Dr. Baumann has previously agreed to grow to be pediatric chief resident at Texas Children’s Hospital, immediately after which he will go after a occupation in pediatric pulmonology.
But there is nonetheless ample time to take pleasure in just about every other’s corporation, and a sip of bourbon on occasion, a consume the few fell in really like with even though in Kentucky, at a friend’s marriage.
“For me, the greatest is I get to see, working day-in-and-day out, how Taylor treats everybody in his daily life,” Dr. Gomez stated. “It does not subject if he’s acknowledged you his whole lifestyle or if he achieved you 5 minutes ago, he honestly cares about every one person he fulfills.”
Dr. Baumann returned the compliment.
“First of all, AC is one particular of the most good individuals that I’ve ever fulfilled in my existence,” he said. “She is outstanding and fun and caring.
“She has the greatest laugh on the face of the earth, anyone will notify you that.”
They were engaged in October 2019 in New Orleans, their favored city, in which they to begin with prepared on marrying March 6 at Immaculate Conception Church, total with a reception throughout the street at the Roosevelt Resort that integrated 125 attendees.
In its place, they were married March 6 ahead of Choose Roderick O. Gibson, and 6 company at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse in Houston.
The groom was requested to explain his relationship with the bride in one term.
It was a word he experienced occur to know very well the earlier 4 several years.
“Teamwork,” he said.