LIndsey Cline

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Research Interests:
Provider burnout
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2014 – 2017 San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Pediatric Residency, San Antonio, Texas

2010 – 2014 Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Glendale, AZ

2004 – 2009 California Baptist University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Biology, Health Sciences, Riverside, CA


Major Lindsey J. Cline is a board certified pediatrician serving as Chief of Medical Staff for Kirtland AFB, supervising the safe patient care of 86 credentialed providers. She oversees medical care of 12,500 beneficiaries, and 89,000 encounters annually. She leads process improvement and accreditation programs and directs population health efforts. She also directs Primary Care Medical Home, Patient Safety, Medical Management and Access to Care, Exceptional Family Member services.
Maj Cline began her career as commissioned officer in June 2010. Prior to that, she attended California Baptist University where she earned a dual undergraduate degree in biology and health sciences. She attended Commissioned Officer Training in May 2010 before starting medical school that fall at Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2014, she graduated with her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine and began her pediatric medical residency at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium graduating in June 2017. She was selected as Chief of Residents in 2017 guiding and leading other pediatric residents until her assignment to Kirtland, AFB in 2018 as a Staff Pediatrician through 2021.
Maj Cline earned her American Academy of Pediatrics Board certifications in Pediatric Medicine, as well as Aeroallergy Extender Credentials. Her clinical foundations include a passion for teaching to include time spent as a Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal S.T.A.B.L.E, pediatric residency didactic director, and Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Assistant Professor in addition to pediatric clinic preceptor and EMT Pediatric course instructor.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Chief of Medical Staff