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Sophia Lin, M.D.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Biographical Info

Sophia Lin, MD, RDMS, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics in the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) Department of Emergency Medicine. She currently serves as the Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound.

Dr. Lin is board-certified in emergency medicine and pediatrics. She graduated with her bachelor of arts degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Lin completed her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco, and a second residency in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia & Cornell.

Dr. Lin has registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) certification and significant experience in developing and implementing ultrasound education programs for all levels of training, including within the Department of Emergency Medicine. She frequently presents and publishes on research related to point-of-care ultrasound.

Honors and Awards
  1. Alpha Omega Alpha (1999)
  2. AMWA Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation (2000)
  3. Richard H. Kirkland Scholarship (1999-2000)
  4. School of Medicine State Discretionary Scholarship (1999-2000,
  5. 1998-1999, 1997-1998)
  6. U.C. Berkeley Alumni Scholarship (1994-1995)
  7. U.C. Berkeley Alumni Scholarship (1994-1995)
Board Certifications
American Board of Emergency Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics
Clinical Expertise
Wilderness Medicine
  • M.D.
    Medical College of Virginia
  • B.A.
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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