Bobbi J. Byrne

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


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



Ped-Neonatal Medicine
699 Riley Hospital Drive RR 208
Indianapolis, IN 46202



Titles & Appointments

  • Vice Chair of Pediatric Education
  • Director of Simulation Based Medical Education
  • Director of Outreach Education
  • Director of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program