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.

Pediatrics Medical Education Leadership Team

Class of 2022

100% Board Pass Rate

Congratulations to the class of 2022!

Leading the Way


Nationally Ranked in Four Specialties

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is committed to providing high-quality, compassionate, leading-edge care for children and families. As a leader in care, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is honored to be recognized as a nationally ranked hospital in four pediatric specialties: diabetes & endocrinology (10th), pulmonology & lung surgery (24th), cardiology & heart surgery (26th) and neonatology (35th).


Our Education

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.

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UF Pediatric News

Dr. Neu Receives AAP Neonatology Education Award

Josef Neu, M.D., Professor and Co-Director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program, was honored with the Avroy Fanaroff Neonatal Education Award at the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting due…

Tech Tuesday: A Helpful Virus 

In this Tech Tuesday for WCJB TV20, UF Innovate’s Melanie Morón interviews Dr. Arun Srivastava from the University of Florida’s College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics who introduces us to…