Author: Ayesha Abid, MD

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Born in Pakistan, Ayesha moved with her family to Canada at the age of seven. She went on to do her undergraduate in the Dominican Republic and obtained her medical degree at Windsor University School of Medicine. She is currently doing her residency at the department of family and community medicine at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. On a local level, she is a resident member of the continuing professional development committee at the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians. On a national level, she is a member of the scientific committee on research with the American Medical Association. She has published several papers regarding primary care. She is interested in practicing full spectrum family medicine, with a particular focus on academic medicine.