Sami completed his B.Sc. in kinesiology with a minor in psychology at McMaster University in 2017. Sami has started his M.Sc. in psychiatry at McGill University in Fall 2018. He works on the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network Physical Activity Enhancement (SPIN-PACE) research program, to develop and test an online exercise intervention tailored for individuals with scleroderma.