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Activities in Modesto

Keeping Active

Many of us play sports together once a week to encourage camaraderie between the residents and attendings, including tennis, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and various game nights.


Food, Family, Fun

We like to host potlucks, birthday celebrations, BBQs, food cook-offs, Halloween parties, bowling, and many more fun activities such as go karts and mini golf!


Getting Away

  • 75 minutes from Sacramento.

  • 2 hours from San Francisco.

  • 2 hours from Yosemite.

  • 2 hours from Monterey.

  • 3 hours from Lake Tahoe.

  • Hundreds of miles of nearby bike trails, hiking, golfing, and water sports.

Cost of Living

  • Average rent within 10 minutes of the hospital:

    • For a spacious 1 bedroom with complex amenities $1300/mo.

    • For a 2 bedroom house with backyard $1700/mo.

  • Average cost of housing with 10 minutes of hospital: $300K.

  • Lots of places are pet-friendly and near great parks.

  • Salary is competitive with full health care benefits for resident and family.

  • Lots of job opportunities in the area.


  • Stanislaus County Public, Private, and Charter Schools.

  • Stanislaus County Public schools incorporate a K-8 system with 9-12 secondary education.

  • There are 22 elementary schools, four Junior high and seven high schools. 


Life in Modesto

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