Laila Abu Zaid, MD

Graduate

Laila Abu Zaid, MD

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Laila Abu Zaid, MD, was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. She received her medical degree from the University of Jordan in 2009 and did her residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona (Tucson Campus), graduating in 2015. She served as the academic chief resident for internal medicine for 2015-16 and, then, completed her fellowship training in endocrinology at the UA. Afterward, she left for a group practice in Sioux Falls, S.D. In her free time, Dr. Abu Zaid enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and young daughter.

Research Interests: 

Diabetes Mellitus Quality Improvement projects

Degrees: 
MD: University of Jordan, 2009
Honors and Awards: 
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (University Campus), 2015-16
Outstanding Resident in Endocrinology of the Year, UA Internal Medicine Program, 2014-2015
Outstanding Resident in Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine of the Year, UA Internal Medicine Program, 2014-2015
Outstanding Resident of the Year, UA Internal Medicine Program, 2013-2014
Member and Facilitator, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) of America
Residency: 
Internal Medicine: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (University Campus), 2015
King Hussein Cancer Center (Jordan), Transitional Resident
Fellowship: 
Endocrionology, Diabetes & Metabolism: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, 2016-18