Taryn Baer, DO

Hometown: Pollock Pines, CA

Career Goals: Development or general pediatrics

Why UNM: I had a fantastic impression of UNM on my interview day. I just felt like I would be happy here. The residents seemed happy and like they liked each other and the program was really strong in the variety and volume of patients.

Favorite Things About UNM: The people. My fellow residents are amazing humans who I enjoy working and hanging out with. The faculty and administrators are also so nice and willing to help with anything.

Favorite Things About NM: Outdoors activities, low cost of living, it’s almost always warm and dry and sunny. I like to hike and bake in my free time. I also do aerial arts and ballet. And I enjoy wandering around in Costco and Target.