Vivian Porche
Vivian Porche

Anesthesiologist


Career Paths: Anesthesiologist

Bio

Watch Dr. Vivian H. Porche, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Medical Director of Anesthesiology for the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center share insights into her success. Dr. Porche was the first female African-American at MD Anderson Cancer Center to be promoted to professor and won the Trailblazer Award from the Houston Medical Forum. She also shares her tips on how to provoke a laugh and put patients at ease. As a special treat, Dr. Porche recites her favorite poem, “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou.

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