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Dr. Syed graduated from Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, India . He completed his  Residency at the Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program in Kingston , New York in 2005. He then joined the program as faculty and became the Associate Program Director in 2007 ,and  the Interim Program Director in July 2012 . He also has completed a fellowship at the National Institute for Program Directors Development in 2010.
Dr.Syed joined  UT Southwestern  in Jan' 2103. His interests include resident education and teaching, curriculum and faculty development. He likes to travel, hike, do photography and read books .


Medical School
Al-Ameen Medical College (1999)
Kingston Hospital (2005), Family Medicine
Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (2010), Family Medicine


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Family Medicine Resident and Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity: Identifying Ways to Meet New ACGME Requirements
Tiffany B Kindratt, MPH; Patti Pagels, MPAS, PA; Zubair Ahmed Syed, MD; Nora E. Gimpel, MD North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) 2014 Annual Meeting 2014
Poster "Broken Heart Syndrome also known as Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCM) or Syndrome ? A post seizure complication." FMEC, Hershey, PA
Zubair Syed,MD 2010
Reinvigorating a Faculty Development Curriculum in a Community Based Family Medicine Residency Program.NIPDD Project, Kansas City,MO
Zubair Syed,MD 2010
Poster "Using EPIC EHR in facilitating post-hospital discharge continuity of care."Program Directors Workshop, Overland Park, Kansas
Zubair Syed,MD 2009

Honors & Awards

  • Aesculapius Award
    For teaching excellence and being a role model for residents. (2013-2014)
  • Outstanding Faculty Preceptor Award
    Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency Program, Kingston, NY (2010)
  • Outstanding Faculty Preceptor Award
    Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency Program, Kingston, NY (2007)
  • Harri Janssen, MD Memorial Award
    For excellence and commitment to Ob-Gyn (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) (2013)
  • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, member (2009)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, member (2005)