September 17, 2020

Mother and daughter graduate from medical school same day

A mother and her daughter have both graduated from medical school in the United States of America on the same day.

The woman identified as Dr. Cynthia Kudji and her daughter, Dr. Jasmine Kudji, had their medical degrees in Louisiana State University, New Orleans.

Mother and daughter graduate from medical school same day

According to a post by the Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation on Facebook, the feat by the two women is the first time to have a mother and daughter “attend medical school at the same time and match at the same institution”.

 

The rare achievement have set the mother and daughter on their journey in the medical world.

Pregnant with daughter Jasmine at 23, Cynthia paused her dreams of becoming a doctor then proceeded to pursue a career in nursing, working for almost a decade before deciding to attend medical school.

Dr. Cynthia Kudji of Ghanaian Descent, got a degree in Family Medicine at Louisiana State University Health, while her daughter, Jasmine, also matched in General Surgery at the same University.

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