STFM is proud to present the STFM Podcast, which features conversations on key areas at the intersection of academic medicine, leadership, health equity, and medical education. 

The STFM Podcast, hosted by Saria Saccocio, MD, MHA, FAAFP, features interviews with family medicine leaders. These episodes give listeners insight into the pivotal experiences that have led to opportunities for personal growth and the development of leadership skills during their careers as healthcare professionals. These podcast episodes will touch on many topics, including:

  • Motivation and Mentorship
  • Burnout and Transitions
  • Milestones and Meaning
  • Barriers and Bureaucracy

Listen to upcoming episodes by subscribing to the STFM Podcast through Apple podcasts, Spotify, and Google Play


Saria Saccocio, MD, MHA, FAAFP

Dr. Saria Saccocio is a Regional Medical Officer for CareMore, a subsidiary of Elevance Health. She provides strategic and operational direction for the delivery of performance in support of the Central Region.

Dr. Saccocio has demonstrated a consistent history of leading award-winning programs and improving patient care and safety across the continuum as a Chief Medical Officer for health systems in the southeast. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Florida, and her Executive Master of Health Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Miami before opening her own solo family practice. She continues to serve patients at the Greenville Free Medical Clinic.

Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized Dr. Saccocio as one of the top 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know and has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Her extensive civic and community involvement has included serving with many organizations such as: the Modern Healthcare Women Advisory Board, board member for the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, South Carolina Hospital Association, United Way of Greenville County; Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate, the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Board, and is an Alum of the Women’s Leadership Institute and the Diversity Leadership Institute at Furman University.


If you have questions about STFM Podcasts or have a topic to suggest, contact Rusty Nail at  rnail@stfm.org

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