Laila Abu Zaid was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. She completed medical school in University of Jordan in 2009. She spent one year at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan as a transitional resident and was an active member and facilitator for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) of America. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Arizona and is currently applying for endocrinology fellowship. Her primary research interest is in Diabetes Mellitus and Quality Improvement projects. Dr. Abu Zaid serves mainly as the Academic Chief Resident for the year of 2015-2016. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and young daughter.