Robert J Beck, MD

Robert J Beck, MD
Robert J Beck, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law


Dr. Robert Beck is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine and Medical Ethics, Humanities and Law. He is Board Certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He is employed by the Bronson Healthcare Group. He is a graduate of Thomas More College with a BA in Business Administration and History (Cum Laude) in 1974. He earned his MD from the University of Louisville in 1984. He completed his Residency in Pediatrics at Saint Louis University in 1987. He also did a Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at The University of Tennessee, LeBonheur Children's Medical Center in 1990.

Dr. Beck has been active in medical ethics and bioethics, serving on Bronson Healthcare Group's Ethics Committee from 1991 to the present day. He also chaired Bronson's Clinical Ethics Committee from 1994 to 2005. 

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
  • Education and Training

    • Fellowship 1990, Pediatric Critical Care, LeBonheur Children's Medical Center, The University of Tennessee
    • Residency 1987, Pediatrics, Saint Louis University
    • MD 1984, University of Louisville
    • Pre Med 1980, Northern Kentucky University
    • BA 1974, Business Administration and History (Cum Laude), Thomas More College
  • Research

    • Pediatrics
  • Publications

  • Presentations

    • Utilizing Serum Bicarbonate Instead of Urine Ketones to Transition from Intravenous to Transition from IV to SQ Insulin. Elgendy M, Beck R, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021