Alcy Torres Timeline

Timeline created by Gabyt2412
  • Born in Quito, Ecuador

    Born in Quito, Ecuador
    Hospital: Clinica Santa Cecilia
  • Alcy as a toddler

    Alcy as a toddler
    Dressed by Gladys, my grandma, for his aunt's wedding.
  • Three generations

    Three generations
    Alcy as a toddler striking a pose and leaning on his father, Alcy Sr., alongside his grandfather and his great-grandmother.
  • Begins Elementary School

    Begins Elementary School
    He attends El Colegio Spellman from elementary all the way through middle school.
  • Kindergarten graduation

    Kindergarten graduation
  • First soccer team

    First soccer team
    This is where my family's love for soccer started. My father has coached both of my siblings and I. Currently, both are on intramural teams in college and I am on the WHS girls soccer team. Soccer is always something we can go back to whenever we spend time together.
  • Best student of elementary school

    Best student of elementary school
    This is a tradition is important in Ecuadorian schools. The "Best Student", also known as "El Abanderado", has the honor of carrying the Ecuadorian national flag in this ceremony.
  • Holy sacrament of Confirmation

    Holy sacrament of Confirmation
    Church: Iglesia del Giron
    Alcy grew up as a Catholic and religion played an extremely important role in his own household as both of his parents are Catholic, and now, religion plays a prominent role in my life as well. Last May I was confirmed at Saint Paul's Church in Wellesley.
  • Switched to school El Intisana

    Switched to school El Intisana
    Image of school T-Shirt
    It was a little scary for him and sad to leave his friends, but he was hopeful to meet up with some people he already knew in his new school and meet new people. The new school was more directed towards medicine (had classes like anatomy), which he valued.
  • School Soccer Team

    School Soccer Team
  • Signed Contract with a Professional Soccer Team

    Signed Contract with a Professional Soccer Team
    Although there are no available photos of my dad during this time, this is an image of the stadium (called Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa) where he was offered to play on El Aucas professional club soccer team (at 17 years old) and he signed the contract. Even though this was an incredible and unforgettable experience, the journey was short-lived, as a year and a half later, he decided to quit to pursue his dream of attending medical school to become a doctor.
  • Best Student Award

    Best Student Award
    This is an image of the second time my dad received the award as Best Student during his senior year of high school.
  • High school graduation

    High school graduation
    Valedictorian speech
  • Starts Med School at Universidad Central del Ecuador

    Starts Med School at Universidad Central del Ecuador
    Bachelors in biology and chemistry
  • Graduation from La Central del Ecuador

    Graduation from La Central del Ecuador
    Bachelors in biology and chemistry
  • Begins work at Hospital del Seguro Social

    Begins work at Hospital del Seguro Social
    Pediatric residency
  • Moves to Miami for Job

    Moves to Miami for Job
    He studies and passed the boards for foreign students as an international scholar at Children's Hospital. The image below is his passport.
  • Started pediatric residency at Miami Children’s hospital

    Started pediatric residency at Miami Children’s hospital
  • Wedding Day

    Wedding Day
    The wedding took place in Ecuador.
    He married Monica Tobar, who he knew since 1981 and who was best friends with his sister (Gladys)
  • First son, Alcy, is born in Miami

    First son, Alcy, is born in Miami
  • Family moves to boston for a new position

    Family moves to boston for a new position
    Alcy started his pediatric neurology fellowship at Boston Children’s hospital
  • Daughter, Daniela, is born

    Daughter, Daniela, is born
    Born in Brigham Women's Hospital
  • New position as Pediatric neurologist attending

    New position as Pediatric neurologist attending
    Alcy was still working at Boston Children’s hospital during this time.
  • Graduation from Harvard Medical School

    Graduation from Harvard Medical School
    Alcy graduated as a pediatric neurologist.
    Here he stands with his mom and Dr. Volpe, his boss and lifelong friend.
  • Move to Wellesley, MA

    Move to Wellesley, MA
    The family moved from Boston, to the new home: Linden Square town houses
  • Third child, Gabriela, is born

    Third child, Gabriela, is born
    Born in Brigham Women's Hospital
  • The family moves to Regis Rd in Wellesley

    The family moves to Regis Rd in Wellesley
    This has been the home I have lived and been raised in my whole life.
  • Receives "Best Doctors in America" Award

    Receives "Best Doctors in America" Award
    This is a photo of the plaque he received with the award.
  • World Cup Game Ecuador vs. Germany

    World Cup Game Ecuador vs. Germany
    This took place in the Berlin Olympic Stadium in Germany.
    These photos are frames taken from a video of Alcy singing Ecuador's national anthem.
  • French great-grandfather's grave

    French great-grandfather's grave
    On a family trip to Paris, France, our family went to my great-great grandfather's grave. This is a photo of my parents alongside the memorial.
  • Family Visit to Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa

    Family Visit to Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa
    We go to Ecuador every summer and in 2012, Alcy brought the whole of the family to visit the stadium where he used to play. To this day, when we go to Ecuador, we still go to the stadium to watch games. Pictured is Alcy and his three kids while Monica takes the photo.
  • Got a position at Boston Medical Center

    Got a position at Boston Medical Center
    This is a screenshot from their website.
  • Morocco Family trip

    Morocco Family trip
    Here, our family of five rides on camels in Marrakech, Morocco, one moment from a very memorable trip.
  • Family trip to Dominican Republic

    Family trip to Dominican Republic
  • Promoted to associate professor

    Promoted to associate professor
    Associate professor of pediatrics and neurology
  • Goes on trip to India and Dubai with Monica

    Goes on trip to India and Dubai with Monica
    He was invited to give a lecture of a symposium on traumatic brain injury in India and he decided to make it a special trip with his wife.