October 20, 2017

Stefani Hudson, MD: Physician, medical director, teacher

Dr. Stefani Hudson
What do you do at UMHS?

I am a family physician at the Ypsilanti Health Center, where I also serve as medical director. The duties of medical director include coordinating the activities of faculty, residents, staff, and nurses. I have the opportunity to teach medical students and resident physicians. I also work at the Hope Clinic, which is a free clinic in Ypsilanti. Lastly, I am a consultant for Community Support and Treatment Services, which is the agency contracted by Washtenaw County to provide services to the severely mentally ill and patients with other disabilities.

What do you enjoy most about your work?

I truly enjoy getting to know my patients and their families while helping them to improve both their physical and mental health.

When you’re not working, what do you do?

I enjoy listening to many genres of music (such as jazz, R&B, gospel, rock, pop, and hip hop) and attending concerts. I also enjoy relaxing at the spa.

Who had the greatest influence on your career path?

My parents have been my greatest role models and they continue to amaze and inspire me every day.

What was the last book you read?

I just finished reading Commanding Your Morning by Cindy Trimm. This is a must-read for those looking to reach their full potential in life.

Who or what inspires you?

Anyone who goes out of his or her way to do something positive for another person.

What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I recognized my calling to become a physician when I was twelve years old, and I haven’t looked back since.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

Do Monday’s work on Monday.