Shelley Wells Collins, M.D., has been named UF Health Shands associate chief medical officer. She joined UF Health in 2006 and has served as a UF College of Medicine associate professor of pediatrics and medical director for inpatient pediatrics programs since 2012. For the past year, she also served as associate medical director of Ped-I-Care at UF.
In her new role, Collins will report to Timothy Flynn, M.D., UF Health Shands chief medical officer and UF College of Medicine senior associate dean for clinical affairs. Working with colleagues across children’s services, she will help guide the delivery of high-quality care for pediatric inpatients. She will also continue her responsibilities in pediatrics under the leadership of Scott Rivkees, M.D., UF College of Medicine pediatrics professor and chair.