Haneme Idrizi, MD
Dr. Haneme Idrizi is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Inpatient Pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA). She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her residency at UTHSCSA.
Her academic career is focused on both Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education. In addition to her resident supervisory responsibilities, she functions as the Child Health Discipline Coordinator overseeing all Pediatric content offered in the pre-clinical medical school curriculum. She serves as Chair of the School of Medicine Curriculum Committee and International Relations Committee, and is an active member of the Diversity Committee. Dr. Idrizi has a special interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in medical education and is a faculty advisor to student AMWA and PRIDE chapters.
She is lead author of a newly developed Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome treatment protocol at her institution that standardizes the management of neonatal withdrawal and addresses the importance maternal-infant bond preservation. Her other academic concentration includes Interprofessional Education. She is the creator of The Pediatric Buddy Program, an innovative venture that pairs Pediatric residents with nurses in the hopes of fostering true interprofessional collaboration in medicine.