Ginny Bao, M.D.
Undergraduate Institution: Columbia University
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
What I love about SF: Coming from the quite suburbs of Michigan
and hustle of NYC, I find that San Francisco offers the best of both worlds. I love
the diversity of people, food, and places to visit in San Francisco. In one day you
can buy local groceries at the farmer's market, picnic at Lafayette Park, go running
at Chrissy Beach, visit the SF Museum of Modern Art, and have drinks at many of our
What I love about CPMC: CPMC offers everything that I was looking for in a residency program: a collegial environment, excellent clinical training with passionate teachers, and diverse patient pathology. Being a quaternary referral center, we see an astounding range of complex medical cases to more simple bread-and-butter medicine, rich in learning opportunities. We also have an amazing and supportive community from the residents, nursing staff, and program directors. By the end of my intern year, I truly felt like I was part of a “family.” I felt comfortable going to any of my colleagues to share both the highs and lows of residency. The environment here is perfect for nurturing growth both at the professional and personal level.