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Faculty

Faculty physicians in the Department of Pediatrics at IU School of Medicine are nationally and internationally recognized as specialists in their fields. Led by Chair Wade Clapp, MD, the department has more than 300 faculty members who are engaged in teaching, research and patient care. Many faculty members are leaders within pediatric professional organizations and research consortiums and are recognized for contributions that have improved the practice of pediatrics beyond Indiana

Teaching is at the heart of the Department of Pediatrics, and faculty are known for their warmth, expertise and excellent teaching. With their commitment to be the best so they can train the next generation of exceptional pediatricians, it’s no surprise that pediatric faculty are routinely recognized by medical students, residents and fellows for their teaching and mentorship.

The IU School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics has 18 specialty divisions.

Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee

The Department of Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee plans activities to create a vibrant community and empower each faculty member to achieve their highest ambitions as educators, investigators, and clinicians while making meaningful contributions to the mission of the Department of Pediatrics.

Committee Contacts

Faculty Co-Chair
21114-Wilson, Shawn

Shawn Wilson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Faculty Co-Chair
42899-Schade Willis, Tina

Tina M. Schade Willis, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Read Bio Tina M. Schade Willis, MD

Get Involved

Part of professional growth includes getting involved in committees across the health system and school. Committees represent an opportunity to participate in the work of our institution.

The Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee also plans social events each year (e.g. trivia night, annual holiday party, picnic).

Committees

Event Calendar

Faculty Development Programs

Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics have access to a variety of school-wide and department-specific faculty development programs.

Leadership in Academic Medicine (LAMP) is a program for faculty in the second and third year of their appointment. This school-wide program teaches faculty members valuable leadership skills and is also a great way to meet other faculty from across the school.

The Faculty Development Committee provides an education series workshop that is open to all faculty members within the department.

Past Faculty Development Workshops

Upcoming Faculty Development Workshops

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New Faculty

The Department of Pediatrics strives to create a welcoming environment. Joining a large organization can be overwhelming and the Faculty Development Committee has developed several programs to help new faculty. New faculty can expect to hear from a member of the Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee within their first few months. The Faculty Development Committee understands the importance of ensuring partners attain employment and are committed to helping. Learn more about the school's dual career support.

Learn more about New Provider and Faculty Orientation.

 

Promotion and Tenure Support

IU School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics offer support, information sessions, and help to prepare for the promotion and tenure process.

Peer review is one component of the promotion and tenure process. All faculty on the clinical and tenure tracks must have a peer review of teaching included in their promotion materials.

Tenure & Research Primary Committee Chair
1595-DiMeglio, Linda

Linda A. DiMeglio, MD, MPH

Edwin Letzter Professor of Pediatrics

Read Bio Linda A. DiMeglio, MD, MPH

Clinical Primary Committee Chair
42899-Schade Willis, Tina

Tina M. Schade Willis, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Read Bio Tina M. Schade Willis, MD

Promotion & Tenure Administrator

Ashley Dummer

HR Program Manager

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Wellness

The department is committed to fostering an environment that promotes wellness. In 2020, the Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee drafted a white paper focused on parental leave.

Learn more about the Employee Assistance Program, HealthyIU and other wellness programs.

Depending on employment status, faculty may receive benefits from Indiana University and/or Indiana University Health Physicians.

 

Junior Mentoring Program

The Department of Pediatrics Faculty Development Committee (FDC) believes in the power of mentorship to support the career development of faculty at all levels.

View resource documents for faculty.

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Committee Members

Sarah E. Bauer, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Dibyadyuti Datta, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kelly L. Donahue, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Leslie A. Enane, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Lindsey M. Kirkpatrick, DO, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Melissa D. Klitzman, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Elaine A. Gilbert, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Emily L. Mueller, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Meagan B. O'Neill, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Jyoti K. Patel, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Neha D. Pottanat, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

April L. Rahrig, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Mohammad R. Saadatzadeh, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics

Zeynep N. Salih, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Stacey E. Tarvin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Farrah Vali, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Girish V. Vitalpur, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Shawn Wilson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Erika L. Zevin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics