Alvaro J. Tori

Alvaro J. Tori, MD

Assistant Dean for Diversity Affairs


Alvaro Tori, MD, joined the IU School of Medicine (IUSM) faculty in 2007 after completing his Internship and Residency at IUSM.  Dedicated to the academic mission, he focuses on teaching pediatric critical care in a family-centered care environment.  Currently, he is a member of the IUSM Strategic Planning Steering Committee.  He also serves as Chair, the American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Residency Hardship Scholarships,  Chair, Riley Hospital for Children Pediatric Code Committee, Co-Chair of the Academic Health Center Code Committee and Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy.  

Dr. Tori's second appointment is as Assistant Dean for Diversity Affairs, IUSM.  In this role, he Chairs the IUSM Student Success Committee, as well as the IUSM LGBT Healthcare Issues Committee.  Additionally, he is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.  Mentoring a diverse group of residents and fellows, Dr. Tori considers it a personal mission to influence the next generation of practitioners and ensure diversity among their ranks.  Dedicated to increasing cultural competency training at IUSM, Dr. Tori is an advocate for the recruitment, retention and promotion of minority students and faculty.  

In his free time, Dr. Tori enjoys spending time with his husband, son and daughter, sharing his Peruvian heritage with them and traveling.   


Ped-Intensive And Critical Care
Riley Phase 2, Suite 4900 705 Riley Hospital Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Respiratory Care