Shelley Collins, M.D.

Shelley W Collins, M.D., FAAP - Background

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Shelley W. Collins, MD, attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for medical school and stayed at Jackson Memorial Hospital to complete her pediatric residency and chief residency.After working in private practice in Maryland and as a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s National Medical Center at George Washington University, Dr. Collins returned to Florida and joined the University of Florida faculty in 2006. She worked in the critical care division as well as the congenital heart center before being appointed chief of pediatric hospital medicine in 2009. She served in that role until 2013 when she was appointed as the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital inpatient medical director. Dr. Collins was also appointed as the Associate Chief Medical Officer of UF Health in 2016.Helping to support the university’s mission to train and teach residents and medical students, Dr. Collins is very involved in the education of students at every level. She has an active role in several courses, clerkships and committees revolving around medical education. She also serves as a faculty adviser to residents and is active in residency education at the patient bedside. Dr. Collins is the Assistant Dean for Medical Education and is an Associate Pediatric Program Director.


Residency - Pediatrics
University of Miami

Medical Degree
University of Miami

Board Certification

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Inspirational Physician
AMA Women Physicians Section

Leadership and Management Foundations For Academic Medicine and Science
American Association of Medical Colleges

Society of Teaching Scholars Inductee
Society of Teaching Scholars