The STFM Podcast

November 2022: Finding Joy as a Family Medicine Resident, with Bright Zhou, MD, MS

Bright Zhou, MD, MS, reflects on their first year as a family medicine resident with our host, Saria Carter Saccoci, MD on this episode of the STFM Podcast. During the first year of residency, Dr Zhou shares the lessons learned on creating boundaries and addressing mental health so they can experience the joy of practicing family medicine. Dr Zhou also speaks on their experiences with participating in social justice work during their service with the STFM Board of Directors.  

Hosted by Saria Carter Saccocio, MD.

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Bright Zhou, MD, MS:

Bright Zhou (they/him) is a current 2nd-year resident at Stanford-O'Connor Family Medicine Residency Program. They are interested in LGBTQ+ health, Asian/immigrant health, primary care mental health integration, trainee wellbeing and education, obstetrics, and rural health. This eclectic blend of interests seems only possible within Family Medicine, which is why they feel so passionate about sharing this field with others! In the future, Bright hopes to create progressive healthcare systems that bolster the strength of rural and urban underserved communities. Outside of medicine, they love boba, singing, theater, drag, and recently completed their first Olympic triathlon!

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