Dr. Amani received her medical degree from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia where her family moved for work. Her interest to continue her medical training in the U.S. drove her to excel in her USMLE scores and overcome the many challenges that faced her as an International Medical Graduate. Dr. Al-Tarouti received her M.S. degree in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her Master’s thesis focused on retinal disease diagnosis, received recognition with the prestigious Vesalius Trust Scholarship for visual communications in health sciences. She continued her research at the Kellogg Eye Center in Michigan where she worked for a year as a clinical research fellow in the retinal degeneration department. She completed a Preliminary Internal Medicine internship at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and started her Ophthalmology Residency in 2016 at the University of Buffalo, NY.