The Office of Student Affairs is committed to offering a range of programming, services, and resources to UFCOM students including registration, financial advising, career advising and development.

The mission of our department is twofold: To engage our students in ways that bolster the student-institution relationship; and to inspire our students in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and advocacy.

Dr. Collins


Shelley Collins, M.D.

Shelley Wells Collins, MD, attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Since joining the University of Florida faculty in 2006, Dr. Collins has served in roles such as Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Inpatient Medical Director, Associate Chief Medical Officer of UF Health, Assistant Dean for Medical Education, and Associate Pediatric Program Director. 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.

Dr. Madani

Assistant dean of student affairs

Shireen Madani Sims, M.D.

Dr. Madani is a “Quadruple Gator!” She attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree and for medical school. She then completed her residency training at the University of Florida before joining the faculty in 2005. Dr. Madani’s professional interests include medical education as well as general obstetrics and gynecology. She is the Chief of the Division of Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Obstetrics. At the University of Florida, she serves as the Clerkship Director for third year medical students, and as the Director of Patient Centered Education in the Office of Medical School Admissions.