- MD, Dartmouth Medical School, 1990
About Linda Nield
Linda S. Nield, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and a member of the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Medical Education at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine in Morgantown, WV. Dr. Nield has been on faculty at WVU School of Medicine since 1993 after completion of her residency there. A native of Rhode Island, she is a 1986 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and a 1990 graduate of Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Nield was the Pediatrics Residency Program Director from 2010-2015; in that role she provided leadership to the Department, as she was overseer of the residency recruitment process, educational curriculum and clinical experiences. She has also served as Chair or a member of multiple departmental and graduate medical education (GME) committees, including the Pediatrics Program Evaluation Committee and the GME Health Care Disparities Committee. On the state level, Dr. Nield is the Chair of the Medical Student and Resident Section of the WV American Academy of Pediatrics, and on the national level, she has been an active reviewer for the AAMC’s MedEDPortal and has numerous professional publications. She has more than two decades of experience with mentoring medical students and residents, especially with career planning, board preparation and the process of writing for the clinical literature. Dr. Nield is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a past recipient of the David Z. Morgan Mentor Award. Research interests lie in the field of medical education.
Patient Care Information
- General Pediatrics
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
West Virginia University, 1993