Biography

Dr. Gavinski is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and received her initial medical training and master’s in public health from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. She pursued a residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern drawn to its academic rigor, outstanding residents, supportive staff, and diverse patient population. She has a long-standing passion for primary care and medical education. Dr. Gavinski currently serves as the Internal Medicine Chief Medical Resident for Ambulatory Care.

Research Interest

  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Medical Education
  • Primary Care

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Learning How to Build Illness Scripts.
Gavinski K, Covin YN, Longo PJ Acad Med 2018 Oct
Validation of the delirium observation screening scale in a hospitalized older population.
Gavinski K, Carnahan R, Weckmann M, J Hosp Med 2016 07 11 7 494-7

Honors & Awards

  • Lorraine Sulkin-Schein Award in Geriatric Medicine
    UT Southwestern (2019)
  • L. Randol Barker-Kern Award
    JOhns Hopkins GIM Housestaff Research Award (2018)