Shari Nethersole, MD

Shari Nethersole, M.D.

Executive Director, Community Health


Shari Nethersole, MD, is the Executive Director for Community Health at Boston Children’s Hospital. In her role, she oversees the Office of Community Health, which is responsible for Boston Children’s community mission to improve the health and well-being of children and families in the local community. Dr. Nethersole and her team work closely with staff and providers from across the hospital, community partners, community health centers, as well as city and state agencies to develop programs and services designed to improve the health of children. They also advocate at the city and state level for child health priorities. Dr. Nethersole continues to provide care for patients and supervise residents in Boston Children’s Primary Care at Longwood.

Dr. Nethersole received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her pediatric residency at Boston Children’s in 1986. She joined the Office of Community Health as Medical Director in 2004 before becoming Executive Director in 2013.