Emerald Banas
Emerald Banas

Emerald Banas

Hometown/place of birth: Bacolod City, Philippines

Medical school and location: Cebu Institute of Medicine, Philippines

Special interests and future plans: I am interested in pursuing fellowship training and Endocrinology, Nephrology and Infectious Diseases interest me. I believe that SUNY will give me opportunities to rediscover these specialties and help me decide to which I am more suited.

Interests/hobbies outside of medicine: I love watching movies, especially classics like The Godfather and Sabrina. Whenever I have time, I also like to hang out at the beach with my friends.

Languages spoken, other than English: Filipino

Why you decided to come to our program: SUNY has an excellent academic record. During the interview, I was able to meet the residents and noticed the great camaraderie and relax working atmosphere among them.