Premed Network is a platform which connects premeds with the resources, knowledge and people needed to get into medical school. The company’s mission is to serve the next generation of physicians.
Omar is a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. His previous company, Physician Nexus, is an online platform which connects physicians in 88 countries.
Omar’s interests include a passion for the martial arts. He currently trains at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose.
He was one of the Silicon Valley entrepreneurs profiled in the documentary film “Digital Lives” by Evoray Productions.
He completed his BA and MHA from Saint Louis University.
Reshma has worked as an equity and venture investor and global health analyst. She is passionate about impact investing-- creating financially sustainable businesses that generate measurable social impact.
On a volunteer basis, Reshma has helped dozens of candidates create personalized application strategies and compelling essays to get into top schools. As a member of the PN team, she hopes to help premeds find and take advantage of opportunities that will do more than just help them get into medical school-- but will also help them develop a global perspective, a love of service, and a deeper understanding of the challenges facing doctors and medical teams.
Reshma received her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Yale University, and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She loves a good challenge and applied to, and was accepted into, medical school-- but decided not to go after all. She is a previously-ranked NCTA tennis player, pianist, and half-marathon runner. She resides in CA with her husband and two young sons-- both of whom want to become firefighters.
Dr. Abou-Sayed is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in Palm Beach County, Florida. Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Abou-Sayed is also a leader in local and national medical and plastic surgical organizations, and a forward-thinking physician entrepreneur.
Dr. Abou-Sayed served on the admissions committee as a medical student at UCSF, and understands the challenges facing premed students as they seek to distinguish themselves in the competition for medical school positions. He was a successful applicant to many of the top medical schools in the country coming from a non-traditional (engineering) premed background.
He is interested in networking with aspiring physicians and surgeons and is an educator himself, having served as a volunteer faculty member at the University of Vermont and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Dr. Abou-Sayed is a regular professional expert in radio, print and television journalism pieces and serves on medical advisory boards for breast cancer multidisciplinary centers. He serves as a consultant to KCI and Lifecell and is on the speakers' bureau of both companies.
An avid lifelong learner, Dr. Abou-Sayed is presently matriculated in the top-ranked Executive MBA program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Dr. Abou-Sayed is committed to helping Premed Network realize its potential as the leading social and professional network site for premed students, med students and resident physicians worldwide.
In his free time, Dr. Abou-Sayed plays multiple musical instruments, including piano, guitar, bass, harmonica, and vocals. He composes and records original music and covers. He also enjoys skiing, tennis, golf, basketball, travel, fine cuisine, reading, and technology.
Dr. Abou-Sayed was a three-time champion on Jeopardy!