Dr. Nitu is passionate about clinical effectiveness initiatives, working towards the creation of effective models of clinical care delivery throughout her career. She has a proven track record in taking care delivery models from concept to implementation.
Instrumental in the creation and build-out of the pediatric transport system in the state of Indiana, Dr. Nitu was the impetus behind introducing Intensivist based co-management of all pediatric critical care patients, as well as the driving force behind the development of standardized medical protocols. Currently, she is leading the medical directors council to optimize the clinical process and eliminate waste.
In addition, Dr. Nitu is actively engaged in promoting the ethical delivery of pediatric critical care. Her efforts in this area involve supporting PICU healthcare providers in addressing value-laden issues, preparing health care professionals to prospectively plan for ethically challenging clinical situations by creating a climate of collaboration and decreasing moral distress for healthcare providers in the PICU.
She is Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care, dedicated to promoting and supporting a highly reliable team and committed to promote best education environment for the next generation of Pediatric Intensivists.