10518-Rushton, Jerry

Jerry L. Rushton, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Phone 317-944-4034
705 Riley Hospital Drive
Rm 5867

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Jerry is in his 17th year as Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program at IU School of Medicine. He was previously a resident and Chief at IU School of Medicine. He was a fellow at the University of North Carolina and completed an MPH at UNC. Dr. Rushton was on faculty at the University of Michigan in General Pediatrics and Health Services Research. He has published several articles on ADHD and mental health disorders in primary care and medical education. Dr. Rushton's clinical practice is at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in the outpatient General Pediatrics clinic. He has served on the National Board of Program Directors (APPD), AAP national committees, and the National Gold Humanism Advisory Council.  

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Omer Foust Scholar in Pediatrics
  • Education
    1999 Fellowship University of North Carolina
    1999 MPH University of North Carolina
    1997 Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
    1993 MD Indiana University
    1989 BA Indiana University
  • Research

     Medical Education, Public Health, Mental Health Services in Primary Care

  • Professional Organizations
    Ambulatory Pediatrics Association
    American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

     General Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Mental Health issues in Primary Care

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2017-05-01
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2010-05-01
    Org: Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Desc: Gold Humanism Honor Society, Selection Committee Chair (Indiana University)
    Scope: National
    Date: 2009-01-01
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: National
    Date: 1995-01-01
    Org: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    Desc: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Member, elected Indiana University
    Scope: National
    Date: 1989-01-01

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