Dr. Iman Abuzeid’s pivot into business has been far worth the leap. As previously reported by AfroTech, following her earning her medical degree, she co-founded Incredible Health — a platform that uses an algorithm to match hospitals to nurses — back in 2017. After two years, the San Francisco-based company raised $15 million in its Series A funding round. Now, Abuzeid has returned with a big win for healthcare workers and patients.
Aug 18, 2022
There are few things harder than medical school. After years of being pushed mentally, physically, and emotionally, many med school graduates go on to complete residencies across the world to build out their skills. For Incredible Health Co-Founder Iman Abuzeid, completing her degree meant merging into entrepreneurship. Abuzeid grew up in a family of doctors, but chose her own path and began consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton where she designed collaborations between New York City hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. She continued to apply her medical expertise at McKinsey & Company before becoming the director of product management at AliveCor, Inc., a mobile EKG solution company. “I felt like I could make a bigger difference without pursuing residency,” Abuzeid said. “I wanted to have a broader impact.” Abuzeid never strayed far from the medical field and said that she’s been able to apply her medical degree in ways that she did not think were possible. In her consultancy days,...
Oct 3, 2019