Caitlin Swift decided to become a Family Nurse Practitioner in order to build longer lasting relationships with patients and focus on disease prevention to avoid hospitalizations and chronic diseases. She believes active listening and empathy help develop trust and understanding between the patient and provider. She is passionate about preventative care, wellness exams and patient education. Prior to joining Circle Medical, she was a Nurse Practitioner at a chronic disease and weight management clinic in Marin. Prior to that, she was a Cardiology Registered Nurse for 6 years before finishing her Masters and moving to SF. In her spare time, Caitlin enjoys traveling, exploring the Bay Area, hiking, and has most recently started mountain biking.