17749-Scott, Emily

Emily K. Scott, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

PC 3120
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Emily Scott is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Riley Early Years Program. She loves walking alongside parents and caregivers as they navigate life after the NICU and is proud to lead a strong multidisciplinary team in the Early Years Program. In addition to her medical degree and a master’s degree in clinical research, she is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and has a certification in perinatal mental health (PMH-C). Dr. Scott’s clinical research interest is utilizing quality improvement methodology to improve outcomes for Indiana’s infants.  She is highly involved in advocacy work and is a past president of the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Scott spends time educating pediatric residents, fellows and medical students at 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
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Riley Early Years Program
  • Education
    2010 RES Pediatric Residency, 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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