Zainab Alsamarae, PharmD

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident / Fellow


Hometown: Dearborn, MI

Pharmacy School: University of Michigan

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): St. Joseph Mercy Health- Ann Arbor

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? Michigan Medicine offers a wide variety of opportunities that provide residents a platform to learn and develop into strong practitioners.

Research Topic: Assessment of Patient Knowledge of Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease

Writing Topic: Does Allopurinol delay the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease?

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Baking, discovering different coffee shops, and being outside (when it's warm!)

Favorite Book: The Alchemist 

Favorite Movie: Not a big movie fan..but anything Pixar 

Advice for future residents: Everyone comes into residency with a different academic background, yours including will be unique. Be sure to contribute from what you know and look for ways to grow and become more knowledgeable by subscribing to various newsletters, forums, or podcasts.

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor: Bigalora because it has the best wood-fired pizza!!