Dr. ldrizi is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in pediatric hospital medicine. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Texas Health San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. Dr. ldrizi's primary interests rest in medical school education and interprofessional Education. She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions.
Dr. ldrizi is a graduate of the Education Scholars Program (ESP) offered by the Academic Pediatric Association, a masters level faculty development program for academic pediatric educators. Her novel work on Interprofessional Education conducted within the ESP was awarded the prestigious Ray E. Helfer Award in 2019, recognizing creative and scholarly work in pediatric education. She is leading the implementation of an interprofessional collaborative program in the department of pediatrics called Partners in Advancing interprofessional Relationships (Pedi PAIR).