Dr. ldrizi is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in pediatric hospital medicine. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed a 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 lnterprofessional Education. She has extensive experience in curriculum development and has assumed various leadership roles in undergraduate medical education. She currently serves as the Year 4 Director and Chair of the Year 4 Curriculum Advisory Committee. Within the Department of Pediatrics she is the 4th Year Elective Coordinator and the Director of the Personalized Education Plan (PEP}. She is a member of the Educational Policy Committee and the Year 3 Curriculum Advisor Committee. 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, which recognizes 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 lnterprofessional Relationships (Pedi PAIR).