Emily C. Webber, MD, FAAP, FAMIA is Chief Medical Information Officer for Indiana University Health and Riley Children’s Health. She is also a practicing physician, board certified in pediatrics, pediatric hospital medicine and clinical informatics. As CMIO, Dr. Webber leads informatics and IS efforts to achieve the strategic and operational goals of the IU Health and Riley Children’s Health organization.
Dr. Webber graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2004 and completed pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California in 2007. Following her time as chief resident at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, she began her career in pediatric hospital medicine at Riley Hospital in 2008. Having worked on many IT implementations; her work is now focused on using quality improvement methods and elements of high reliability culture and system in applied informatics, promotion of safe and equitable clinical data exchange and patient digital experiences that improve clinical outcomes and population health initiatives.
Dr. Webber serves as a professor of clinical pediatrics as faculty in the Indiana School of Medicine, working clinically in pediatric hospital medicine at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. She is also a Regenstrief affiliate scientist and immediately past Chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Council on Clinical Information Technology (COCIT). She is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and serves on the American Board of Preventative Medicine sub-board for clinical informatics. Dr. Webber lives with her husband and kids in Indianapolis. She enjoys cooking (and eating), travel, analog books, and yoga. She is trying to find balance in social media, but she can be found on Twitter as @pedshospdoc.