9481-Leland, Brian
Faculty

Brian D. Leland, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Address
Phase 2, Suite 4900
705 Riley Hospital Dr.

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

Dr. Brian Leland joined the IU School of Medicine faculty in 2016 after completing a Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care medicine.  Dr Leland is a Physician Ethicist, serves as the Medical Director for Pediatric Ethics at Riley Hospital for Children, and directs the Clinical Ethics Fellowship at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics.  Dr. Leland is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics within the division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  As an Indiana native committed to serving the needs of his home state, Dr. Leland completed medical school, Pediatric residency, and Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship through the Indiana University School of Medicine.   

As a second generation physician, Dr. Leland gained an appreciation for the practice of medicine at an early age, with a particular interest in the care of children.  He was drawn to the field of pediatric critical care where he identified clinical ethics to be an area of significant need.  Implementing his formal training and interests, Dr. Leland has been tasked with Pediatric Ethics program development for the Department of Pediatrics and the hospital at large. 

 

 

Key Publications

 
 

Sedation for voiding cystourethrograms with intranasal dexmedetomidine.  Ahmed SS, Leland BD, Rigby M, Slaven J, Nitu M.  Anaesthesia and intensive care. 2014; 42(2):269-70. PMID:24580401

Futility Disputes: A Review of the Literature and Proposed Model for Dispute Navigation Through Trust Building.  Leland BD, Torke AM, Wocial LD, Helft PR. Journal of intensive care medicine. 2016; PMID: 27568477
 
Extubation Airway Emergency after Spinal Fusion Using Bone Morphogenetic Protein.  Scherer BJ, Benneyworth BD, Nitu ME, Leland BD.  Clinical medical reviews and case reports. 2017; 4(3).
 
Pediatric Ethics and Communication Excellence (PEACE) Rounds: Decreasing Moral Distress and Patient Length of Stay in the PICU.  Wocial L, Ackerman V, Leland B, Benneyworth B, Patel V, Tong Y, Nitu M. HEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues. 2017; 29(1):75-91. PMID: 27815753

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Director, Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Clinical Ethics Fellowship
  • Medical Director for Pediatric Ethics
  • Chair, Riley Hospital for Children Ethics Senior Advisory Council
  • Education
    2016 FEL Indiana University School of Medicine
    2015 FEL Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics
    2013 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    2010 MD Indiana University
    2006 BS Indiana University
  • Research

    Pediatric Ethics consultation utilization

    Provider-patient/family communication surrounding end of life

    Impact of human touch between critically ill hospitalized child and parents

    Pediatric Ethics program development

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Physicians
    American Medical Association (AMA)
    American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Clinical Ethics

    Pediatric Ethics consultation

    Clinical:

    Riley Hospital for Children

     

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Dean's List
    Scope: School
    Date: 2006-01-01
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Dean's List
    Scope: School
    Date: 2005-01-01
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Dean's List
    Scope: School
    Date: 2004-01-01
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Dean's List
    Scope: School
    Date: 2003-01-01

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