16585-Salih, Zeynep

Zeynep N. Salih, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

RT 4600
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Salih's academic interests are in medical ethics, teamwork and using simulation in communication and education research. She actively participated in the development of the ethics curriculum for neonatology fellows and is currently responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the program. She also has a long standing passion in perinatal communications between parents and the healthcare teams, especially the decision making process. Dr. Salih is also interested in team communications in the NICU. She is currently conducting a collaborative translational study investigating how teamwork communication is affected by a structered debriefing intervention using in-situ simulations. Dr. Salih also enjoys her role as a clinician educator caring for ill newborns and their families and teaching, mentoring undergraduate students, medical students, residents, nurses and fellows. She is also a member of several hospital committees including IU Health Ethics Committee, IU Health Pediatric Code Committee, Riley NICU Research Committee. She also serves at IUSM Clinical Assessment Committee, IUSM Curriculum Reform Committee and IUSM Medical Student Mentorship Committee. She is the ethics elective course director for pediatric residency program. She is also a faculty member at RESPECT. At national level Dr. Salih enjoys serving as the co-director for APA Bioethics SIG.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2008 FEL Clinical Ethics Fellowship, Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics
    2005 FEL Leadership in Academic Medicine Program Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2002 FEL Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Loyola University Medical Center
    2001 RES Pediatric Residency, Christ Hospital & Medical Center and Hope Children's Hospital
    1999 FEL Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, University of Wisconsin
    1996 RES Pediatric Residency, Goztepe Teaching Hospital
    1990 MD Ankara University
  • Professional Organizations
    Academic Pediatric Association
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
    International Pediatric Simulation Society
    Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Medical ethics, interprofessional education, using simulation in education and research, teamwork and communication research

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    IU Health University Hospital
    IU Health North Hospital
    Eskenazi Health

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2020-05-01

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