Chief Residents

Our Pediatric Chief Residents for 2017-2018 Sadie Puffer, Elyse Shaw, and Abby Stephenson. IU Chief Residents complete an extra year to focus on resident education and program development.

Sadie Puffer, MD

Sadie Puffer, MD

Sadie is a Midwesterner through and through. She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, spent as much of her summers as possible in Northern Michigan, and completed her undergraduate and medical school training at the Ohio State University, all before finally finding her way to wonderful Indianapolis. She loves gardening, listening to new music, tackling home improvement projects with her husband (for better or for worse), and fooling herself into running. Sadie could not be more excited to continue her career in outpatient general pediatrics following her chief residency.

Elyse Shaw, MD

Elyse Shaw, MD

Elyse grew up in Springfield IL, the home of Abraham Lincoln.  She moved to St. Louis for undergrad at Washington University, and stayed in St. Louis to complete medical school at Saint Louis University.  In her spare time, Elyse enjoys running, watching baseball (Go Cardinals!) and traveling to Disney World with her husband Andrew.  After chief year, Elyse plans to complete fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology.

Abby Stephenson, MD

Abby Stephenson, MD

Abby Stephenson grew up in Northeast Indiana. She completed undergraduate training in Pharmacy at Butler University (Go Dawgs!) and her medical school at Indiana University. She enjoys cooking, crafting, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She lives in Carmel with her husband and two dogs: Bella and Rocky. Following chief residency, Abby plans to practice in outpatient pediatrics.