Pediatrics Residency Program
Thank you for your interest in our residency program. WVU Children's Hospital is the state-of-the-art facility for women and children located within Ruby Memorial Hospital, a premier university hospital on the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Campus in Morgantown. Our faculty physicians represent virtually all of the medical and surgical subspecialties within the field of pediatrics. Our department is well balanced between primary and specialty care providing resident trainees with excellent integration of these experiences on site.
It's all about helping kids live healthy and happy lives!
Our residents are an important component of our physician staff. Faculty and residents enjoy a collegial working relationship enhancing the educational experience. We have been fortunate to recruit and attract individuals of high quality from across the country. In addition to our categorical pediatric residency, we also offer a 4 year combined residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.
The Department of Pediatrics participates in the NRMP via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We require the following information as part of the ERAS application process: completed application form, USMLE scores, certified copy of medical school transcript, Dean's Letter from medical school, and three letters of recommendation, including one from a pediatric faculty member. You may visit the ERAS web site for more information.
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MESSAGE FROM OUR PROGRAM DIRECTOR:
Congratulations on considering West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine for your Pediatrics Residency! Morgantown is a hidden jewel and a wonderful place to live and train in the greatest specialty of them all.
Born, raised and educated in New England, I came to Morgantown in 1990 as a Pediatric intern, and I have never left. Since completing my residency in 1993, I have stayed on as a faculty member in the Section of General Pediatrics. In 2010, I was honored by being appointed the Pediatrics Residency Program Director. The absolutely best part of my job has been the outstanding people who I have worked beside over the years.
For the staff at WVU, providing outstanding pediatric care is first and foremost, and it is all accomplished with supportive camaraderie. I have been so fortunate to find this hidden jewel in Morgantown, WV, and once again congratulate you for considering this remarkable residency program.
Linda S. Nield, MD
Larry A. Rhodes, M.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Linda Nield, M.D.
Program Director Pediatrics