Zachary Hernandez, MD - Chief Resident

Zachary Hernandez
Stanford University School of Medicine
University Campus Residency
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Where are you from?

Phoenix, AZ

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

My wife (who happens to be a peds resident), single malt scotch, craft beer, smoking brisket, lifting weights, AZ Cardinals, ASU sports, Stanford Football.

What are your professional interests?

Ultrasound, teaching, mentorship, resident wellness, difficult conversations and conflict resolution, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic healthcare disparities.

Why did you choose UA EM?

Academic program, autonomy, snow on the Catalinas in the winter, best state in the Union.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Trying new food (Tucson is a UNESCO World City of Gastronomy), cheering for ASU and Stanford when they play here, spending any time I can with my wife (even if it means coffee at the hospital).

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Combined bench/squat/deadlift > 1200lbs. Smoke the perfect brisket.