Dr. Sellick earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa in 1998. She received her Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) in 2001 and her Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare in 2003. She has over a decade of experience working as a general practitioner. In that time she led staff management, organized strategic planning, and assisted in the training and mentoring of new General Practitioners. She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, the British Medical Association, and the General Medical Council. Currently, Dr. Sellick works as a freelance medical writer providing high-quality medical writing to clinical and nonclinical organizations.