Kokum was awarded an Australian Development Cooperation scholarship to study Medicine at University of Melbourne. She completed her internship at St Vincents Hospital, Fitzroy and joined the Mercy Hospital for Women to undertake specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology upon receiving the DRANZCOG Gold Medal. She completed her two years of elective training at East Yorkshire, England and Box Hill Hospitals. She joined the Royal Womens Hospital and Melbourne IVF for subspecialty training in infertility and IVF. Kokum has recently her masters in Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales.