Nicole Ng is currently an Internal Medicine resident at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell. As a third culture kid, she spent her formative years between Beijing, Hong Kong, and Vancouver. Nicole graduated from UCLA with a BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. During undergrad, she spearheaded efforts to offer free health screenings for local Asian and Pacific Islander communities. After a year of basic science research in multiple myeloma, she attended and completed her MD degree at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. During medical school, Nicole conducted clinical research in various specialties, mostly in hepatology and infectious disease. Continuing her dedication to serve diverse communities, Nicole not only volunteered and led several free clinics for non-English speaking, immigrant, refugee, and Native communities, but also served on the national board of Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA). Concurrently, she was a teaching assistant and medical school application reviewer/interviewer.
Outside of medicine, Nicole loves to explore different restaurants/recipes and has been a Yelp Elite since 2019! Talk to Nicole if you want to discuss med school/residency applications, visa struggles, gap years, community engagement, finding research, or anything else!