11493-Wetzel, Elizabeth

Elizabeth A. Wetzel, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

SCC 4600
1030 W. Michigan St.

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Elizabeth Wetzel is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University in Oxford Ohio, Master of Science from Purdue University and her M.D. from the University of Louisville.  She completed pediatric residency training at Indiana University and her Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  She is the Director of Education for the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine?, Associate Director of the Riley Maternal and Newborn Health Community Outreach Program, and Associate Director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program.  She is an attending neonatologist at Riley Hospital for Children and Methodist Hospital.  Her educational and research focus is simulation based medical education and specifically identification of latent safety threats.  As part of the pediatric simulation team she provides education and training for neonatology faculty, fellows, residents and NICU staff and serves as an outreach educator taking simulated medical educational experiences to hospitals throughout the state of Indiana.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Director of Education, Section of Neonatology
  • Education
    2011 Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2008 Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
    2005 MD University of Louisville
    2000 MS Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    1999 BA Miami University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    International Network for Simulation based Pediatric Innovations, Research & Education
    Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
    Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Neonatal simulation; specifically multi-professional team training and the identification of latent safety threats using simulation training. Clinical: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health IU Health University Hospital IU Health North Hospital Eskenazi Health

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2017-05-01

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