Dr Khurshid graduated from the Aga khan university Karachi Pakistan in 1993. Completed residency in Internal medicine in 2000 with one year as a chief resident, from University of Connecticut.
Completed Fellowship in hematology and oncology from Roger William Medical center and Brown affiliated hospitals in 2003.
Currently working at Rhode Island hospital at the Comprehensive Cancer center. She is the director of the multidisciplinary thoracic oncology clinic at Rhode Island Hospital. Has special clinical and research interest in lung cancer.
She has been actively involved in teaching at resident and medical student leveland has been a small group leader for the second year medical student's hematology path physiology course since 2005. She was the recipient of the Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award for the year 2011. She is the current program director for the hematology oncology fellowship of The Warren Alpert School of the Brown University.