North East Medical Services Welcomes Five Physician Trainees to Its Internal Medicine Residency Program-Primary Care Track on Match Day 2024

Daly City, CA—North East Medical Services (NEMS) is pleased to announce the addition of five new residents to its Internal Medicine Residency Program on Match Day, March 15, 2024. They are part of NEMS’ second class and will begin their three-year postgraduate training to become primary care physicians starting in July of 2024.

After reviewing over 1,000 applications, the recruitment committee has selected and matched with the following five physicians as part of the Class of 2027:

  • Bin Huang, Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China
  • San (Eddie) Linn, University of Medicine 1 in Yangon, Myanmar
  • Bang Luong, Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Ma Trisha Ocampo, Iloilo Doctor’s College of Medicine in Iloilo City, Philippines
  • Thet Tun Oo, University of Medicine 2 in Yangon, Myanmar

The residents represent diverse communities and can speak various languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Spanish, and Burmese.

“At a time when the shortage of primary care physicians is expected to worsen,” said NEMS Chief Health Officer, Dr. Kenneth Tai. “We are doing what we can to address this problem by training the next generation of primary care physicians through NEMS clinics and Seton Medical Center.  We are grateful for the support from teaching faculty members and leadership at NEMS and Seton in order to make this a successful program.  Our residents will also receive training at San Mateo Medical Center and Zuckerberg SF General.  We are excited to train the next generation of primary care physicians in a community-based setting here in the San Francisco Bay Area.”

NEMS achieved the Sponsoring Institution accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in January 2022 and received ACGME accreditation for its Internal Medicine Residency Program in September 2022. NEMS is currently training in its first year of training its inaugural class of residents, who are expected to graduate in 2026.

AHMC Seton Medical Center, a 398-bed hospital owned by AHMC Healthcare and serving the healthcare needs of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County, is the hospital partner for the NEMS Internal Medicine Residency Program.

NEMS Internal Medicine Residency Program is funded in part by the Health Resources & Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce, Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program.  Established in 2010, the THCGME program is the only federal program that invests in the training of physicians in community settings other than hospitals. For more than a decade, more than 80% of graduates of the THCGME program have remained in primary care practice compared to 23% of traditional residents. Today, there are 81 Teaching Health Center programs across the United States that are training approximately 1,096 medical residents.  NEMS Internal Medicine Residency Program also receives funding from the State of California’s Song-Brown Primary Care Residency Program and Physicians for a Healthy California’s CalMedForce Program.


About NEMS

North East Medical Services (NEMS) is one of the largest non-profit community health centers in the United States targeting the medically underserved population of the San Francisco Bay Area. NEMS offers comprehensive health care services to a variety of patients, a majority of whom are low-income, access Medicaid, and are limited English proficient. NEMS providers and staff offer linguistically competent sand culturally-sensitive services in many languages and dialects other than English, including Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishan, Vietnamese, Burmese, Tagalog, Spanish, and Hindi. NEMS operates 26 clinics and service sites in San Francisco, Daly City, and San Jose. For more information, please visit