Faculty

Andrew Beardsley, MD

Andrew Beardsley, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Email: abeardsl@iu.edu

 

Bio

Specialty

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.

Education

2008 MD, Indiana University
2010 Internship, Indiana University
2011 Residency, Indiana University
2015 Fellowship, Indiana University

Clinical


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
Role: Co-investigator
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.


Representative Publications

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.