Meet Our Team
Arwa Saidi, MB. BCH, M.Ed
A Message from Our Director
We are thrilled that you are considering the University of Florida for your Pediatric Residency Training. We are looking for a diverse group of individuals with character, competence, and a caring heart who wish to learn and teach as they care for children at one of the leading healthcare systems in the nation.
Class of 2025
Postgraduate Year 1
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Postgraduate Year 2
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Postgraduate Year 3
Class of 2021
100% Board Pass Rate
Congratulations to the class of 2021!
Leading the Way
Nationally Ranked and #1 in Florida Two Years in a Row!
University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital is one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers as U.S. News & World Report ranked it as Florida’s No. 1 children’s hospital, with five pediatric specialties earning the elite distinction of being rated among the nation’s best.
Award Winning Program
Our program, residents, and faculty receive regular awards recognizing their achievements and dedication to pediatrics.
Top Research Program
The UF Department of Pediatrics ranks 28th among pediatrics departments at public universities for NIH funding.
National Leader in Advocacy Training
Our program is designed to give residents the skills necessary to develop, implement and evaluate an advocacy activity from beginning to end.
Graduate Medical Education Program
Meet faculty and current trainees, get a glimpse of our campus and hear how proud we are of everyone who makes UF Health and the College of Medicine a great place to learn and grow.
UF Pediatric News
$1.67M NIH Grant Brings Scene Health’s Medication Support to Florida Pediatric Heart Transplant Centers
Principal investigators Dr. Dipankar Gupta, M.D., pediatric transplant physician at the University of Florida’s Congenital Heart Center, and Dr. Michael Killian, Ph.D., MSW, a College of Social Work faculty member…
UF College of Medicine rises in graduate school rankings
The University of Florida College of Medicine rose in the national research rankings while also remaining Florida’s top-ranked medical school, according to new graduate medical school rankings released today by U.S. News &…
Dr. Michele Lossius Receives Clinical Excellence Award
The clinical excellence award recognizes a faculty member who epitomizes excellence in patient care, is a leader in the advancement of clinical innovations, and who has had deep impact on…
Dr. Shelley Collins Recieves 2023 UF Hippocratic Award
The M.D. class of 2023 selected Shelley Collins, M.D., the associate dean for student affairs and a professor of pediatrics, as the winner of the 2023 Hippocratic Award, annually bestowed…