19172-Byrne, Bobbi

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Phone 317-274-4716
699 Riley Hospital Drive
RR 208

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Bobbi Byrne is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. She is an attending neonatologist at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. Her educational interest is in simulated based medical education and she is director of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Dr. Byrne serves on the Graduate Medical Education Committee for the section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She is the director of a state wide outreach program taking simulated medical educational experiences to hospitals throughout the state of Indiana. Nationally, Dr. Byrne serves on the Chair of AAP's Longitudinal Study of Pediatricians Project Advisory Committee and is a member of the NRP Steering Committee.

Key Publications

Byrne BJ, Katakam SK, Frintner MP, Cull WL.  Early Career Experiences of Pediatricians Pursuing or Not Pursuing Fellowship Training.  Pediatrics, 2015;136(4)

Frintner MP, Cull WL, Byrne BJ, Freed GL, Katakam SK, Leslie LK, Miller AA, Starmer AJ, Olson LM.  A Longitudinal Study of Pediatricians Early in Their Careers: PLACES.  Pediatrics 2015;136(2)

Byrne BJ, Mellen BG, Lindstrom DP, Cotton RB.  Is the BPD epidemic diminishing? Semin Perinatol. 2002 Dec;26(6):461-6

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Vice Chair of Pediatric Education
  • Director of Simulation Based Medical Education
  • Director of Outreach Education
  • Director of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Education
    2000 FEL Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    1997 RES Pediatric Residency, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    1994 MD University of Pittsburgh
    1989 BS University of Pittsburgh
  • Research

    Dr. Byrne is interested in educational research, mainly in simulation based medical education.  She is also the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics PLACES Longitudinal Study of Early Career Pediatricians and performs research in this capacity as well.                                                                    

  • 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 - SB in Neonatology
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Delivery room resuscitation of the newborn, simulation based medical education, resident education.


    IU Health Methodist Hospital

    IU Health North Hospital


  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University SOM
    Desc: Morris Green Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2014-06-30
    Org: Indiana University SOM
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: School
    Date: 2013-05-30

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