Linda Arnold, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine
  • Director, Pediatric Global Health Track
Research interests
Emergency Medicine; Pediatrics; Global Health; Medical Errors
Research summary

Linda Arnold is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the section of emergency medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Arnold is an attending physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, where she oversees medical student and resident education and serves as course director for the Department of Pediatrics. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Dr. Arnold is the Associate Director of the Yale Program in International Child Health and a longstanding member of the Down’s Fellowship selection committee at Yale University. She established and directs the Yale Pediatric Global Health Track, for which she also oversees curriculum and site development.

Dr. Arnold received her M.D. at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She is also a teaching fellow in the division of pediatric emergency medicine, the creator of Pediatric Orthopedic Radiographic Teaching File, an instructor for Biweekly Emergency Medicine Core Curriculum, and coordinator of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Weekly Radiology Conference at Brown University. Dr. Arnold is a member of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health (SOICH), and serves as Co-Chair of the SOICH Program for the American Academy of Pediatrics / National Conference Exhibit annual meeting.


Specialized Terms: International child health medical errors

Education
  • MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1991
Publications
  • Arnold, LD and Goldberg DJ: “Heat-Related Illness.” Pediatric Case Reviews
  • Arnold, LD and Eppich WJ: “A Clear-Sighted Approach to Conjunctivitis: State of the Art Clinical Practice.” Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports, 8(9): 99-110; 2003
  • Eppich, WJ and Arnold, LD: “Family Member Presence in the Pediatric Emergency Department.” Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 15(3): 294-299; 2003
International activities
  • Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program
    Rwanda (2012-Present)
    GHLI joined universities across the U.S. to support the Rwandan Ministry of Health's Human Resources for Health Program to develop skilled workers to meet the country's health care delivery needs. The program aims to build the capacity of Rwandan universities and teaching hospitals to develop a sustainable pipeline of health care professionals. This work brings together experts from various specialties in an interdisciplinary effort to strengthen the pipeline of health care professionals - with a focus on developing more effective clinical residency and health management programs at the National University of Rwanda and associated teaching hospitals.

    National University of Rwanda , National University of Rwanda

Current projects

Linda Arnold is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the section of emergency medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Arnold is an attending physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, where she oversees medical student and resident education and serves as course director for the Department of Pediatrics. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Dr. Arnold is the Associate Director of the Yale Program in International Child Health and a longstanding member of the Down’s Fellowship selection committee at Yale University. She established and directs the Yale Pediatric Global Health Track, for which she also oversees curriculum and site development.

Dr. Arnold received her M.D. at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She is also a teaching fellow in the division of pediatric emergency medicine, the creator of Pediatric Orthopedic Radiographic Teaching File, an instructor for Biweekly Emergency Medicine Core Curriculum, and coordinator of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Weekly Radiology Conference at Brown University. Dr. Arnold is a member of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health (SOICH), and serves as Co-Chair of the SOICH Program for the American Academy of Pediatrics / National Conference Exhibit annual meeting.

Honors
  • Scholar in Pediatrics
  • Wellsford and Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Trust Fund Scholarship
  • U.S. Department of Education Language Studies Grant