Andrew Beardsley, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest
Medical education of residents, cost-effective healthcare
Dr. Andy Beardsley has been at Indiana University throughout his training as medical student, resident, chief resident, and fellow. He is excited to continue his stretch at Indiana University and Riley Hospital in his new position as faculty in the section of Pediatric Critical Care. Andy will also serve as the section's education director, overseeing resident and medical student education in the PICU.
Andy is a fourth-generation physician born in Frankfort, IN. Outside of work, he enjoys time with his wife and three energetic sons, especially spending time outside hiking and camping. He is an active member of his church and also enjoys gardening and fishing.
|2008||MD, Indiana University|
|2010||Internship, Indiana University|
|2011||Residency, Indiana University|
|2015||Fellowship, Indiana University|
Research & Grants
Implementation of a pediatric intensive care unit interprofessional healthcare resource utilization curriculum and its effect on healthcare costs, culture and patient outcomes.
Source: IU Health Values Grant
Project: Implementation of a pediatric intensive care unit interprofessional healthcare resource utilization curriculum and its effect on healthcare costs, culture and patient outcomes. Evaluation of diagnostic criteria for ventilator-associated infections in the pediatric ICU. Evaluating our evaluations: effects of a novel method to obtain fellow evaluations based on the ABP subspecialty milestones.
Rowan CM, Miller KE, Beardsley AL, Ahmed SS, Rojas LA, Hedlund TL, Speicher RH, Nitu ME. Alteplase use for malfunctioning central venous catheters correlates with catheter-associated bloodstream infections. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013;14(3):306-309.
Viswanathan V, Beardsley AL, Walvoord EC, Nebesio TD. Extreme hyperglycemia and hyperosmolar state in new onset type 1 diabetes – are sugar and salt containing beverages at fault? Clin Pediatr. 2011;50(4):360-363.