17749-Scott, Emily

Emily K. Scott, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

PC 3120
Indianapolis, IN


While providing newborn care at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Dr. Scott enjoys educating new parents on how to care for their baby.  Dr. Scott particularly enjoys helping families successfully breastfeed their new baby and talking about ways to keep their baby safe and healthy through safe sleep and illness prevention.  Dr. Scott leads many quailty improvement initiatives both within IU Health and Indiana to improve the overall care for newborns.  Dr. Scott spends time educating pediatric and family medicine residents and medical students within the Indiana University School of Medicine. Providing these learners with the knowledge and tools to be successful in their own future practice is particularly rewarding. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Newborn Nursery at IU Health Methodist Hospital
  • Education
    2010 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    2006 MD Baylor College of Medicine
    2002 BS University of Tulsa
  • Research

    Quality Improvement Projects in the Newborn Population

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

    Newborn care; Breastfeeding promotion; Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome; Safe Sleep, Quality Improvement, Resident and Medical Education

    IU Health Methodist Hospital

    IU Health West Hospital

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Desc: Edwin L Gresham Award for Advancing the Care of Newborn Infants
    Scope: State
    Date: 2017-05-01
    Org: Indiana University School of Medicine
    Desc: Trustees’ Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2016-04-01
    Org: Indiana Perinatal Network
    Desc: Breastfeeding Award of Excellence Physician of the Year
    Scope: State
    Date: 2014-11-01
    Org: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: National
    Date: 2006-01-01

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