Dr. Askar graduated medical school at Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt in 2016. She then worked as a teaching assistant at Microbiology and Immunology Department Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University for 2 years, during which she finished her USMLE exams and then joined the Internal Medicine Residency training program at Department of Internal Medicine, Northwell/Hofstra Zucker School of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, NY, USA. She was honored to be the intern of the year during her first year of residency 2020-2021. She then was chosen by her program to be the chief resident during her third year of residency 2022-2023.
Throughout her medical school, she was a member of “Future Doctor Society” which is a non-governmental organization in Egypt aiming to improve the health care system. She participated in many fundraising projects, campaigns, and social events.