About us

The Medical Students of Middle-Eastern Descent (MSMD) is an organization with the aim of fulfilling the following needs:
  • Increasing awareness of Middle-Eastern health to the medical community, particularly focusing on prevalent health concerns and health topics that are not commonly addressed in the community,
  • Increasing access to health care for Middle-Eastern people living locally and in the Middle East,
  • Providing mentorship for Middle-Eastern undergraduate students interested in the field of medicine, and
  • Facilitating the access to health care opportunities in the Middle East
Shadia Yeihey (sayeihey@umich.edu)
Ali Bazzi (aliba@umich.edu)