Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., a professor and chief of pediatric surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine, was recently appointed to the UF Society of Teaching Scholars. Current members of the society select new members based on nominations and educational contributions.
The society’s members are recognized experts who demonstrate excellence in teaching and commitment to educating physicians and scientists. They play an active role in the quality improvement process of the educational program, and also serve as mentors and role models for junior faculty, residents and students. Additionally, society members are advisors for the Faculty Development Committee and the College of Medicine Education Center.