22526-Wagers, Brian

Brian Wagers, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

RG R2200
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Wagers graduated from Hanover College and completed his medical undergraduate training at the University of Cincinnati. He then completed a pediatrics residency, chief residency, and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics in 2013, and he continues to practice clinically in the Riley Hospital for Children emergency department. In 2018, he became the Physician Director of Maternal and Pediatric Quality and Safety where he oversees and coordinates efforts focused on improving the care delivered to the patients and families at Riley Hospital. In 2021, he assumed the position of Associate Chief Medical Officer for Riley Hospital for Children. His interests include health policy, hospital operations, quality and safety initiatives and process improvement. An avid runner and traveler, Dr. Wagers loves to combine these passions by running in new places to learn about the cities and locales to which he ventures.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Physician Director of Maternal and Pediatric Quality and Safety
  • Education
    2013 FEL Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2010 RES Residency, Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2006 MD University of Cincinnati
    2002 BA Hanover College
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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