Dr. Tram Ho is currently a physician specializing in internal medicine in Houston, Texas. She is originally from Vietnam. When she was young, she escaped from Vietnam with her family, as her father was persecuted by the government for serving in the South Vietnamese Army. She arrived in Houston in early 1980s, and has lived in Houston ever since. She went to Lanier Middle School, Milby High School, the University of Houston, and finally Baylor College of Medicine. In this interview, she shares her childhood experiences of escaping from Vietnam and settling down in Houston, Vietnamese culture and its differences compared to American culture, as well as how she found and pursued her career path.
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