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Jenny Lin

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, General Internal Medicine
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Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Internal Medicine

Research Topics

Training Areas

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School

  • BA, Harvard College
    Anthropology

  • MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School

Biography

    Dr. Lin graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in Internal Medicine (primary care track) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She is a board-certified internist who practices general internal medicine. Her clinical interests include preventive medicine, diabetes and hypertension management, women's health and cancer survivorship. Her research interests are in cancer survivorship and comorbid disease management and medication adherence.  She is the recipient of a National Cancer Institute Career Development Grant to evaluate the impact of a new diagnosis of early-stage cancer on diabetes control and self-management behaviors. She is the fellowship director for the general medicine research fellowship and also continues to actively participate in the medical education of students and residents at Mount Sinai.

Awards

  • 2001 -
    Katherine Swan Ginsburg Award for Humanism in Medicine

  • 1993 -
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Harvard University

Research

Dr. Lin's Research Interests Include:

Cancer survivorship, comorbid disease management, medication adherence, medical education (cross-cultural communication), patient safety and quality assessment.

Publications

Lin JJ, Lake J, Wall MM, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Association of patient-provider communication domains with lung cancer treatment. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 2014 Sep; 9(9).

Lin JJ, Mhango G, Wall MM, Lurslurchachai L, Bond KT, Nelson JE, Berman AR, Salazar-Schicchi J, Powell C, Keller SM, Halm EA, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Cultural factors associated with racial disparities in lung cancer care. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2014 May; 11(4).

Kronish IM, Lin JJ, Cohen BE, Voils CI, Edmondson D. Posttraumatic stress disorder and medication nonadherence in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. JAMA internal medicine 2014 Mar; 174(3).

Bergamo C, Lin JJ, Smith C, Lurslurchachai L, Halm EA, Powell CA, Berman A, Schicchi JS, Keller SM, Leventhal H, Wisnivesky JP. Evaluating beliefs associated with late-stage lung cancer presentation in minorities. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 2013 Jan; 8(1).

Mazurkiewicz R, Friedman E, Karani R, Lin JJ. Expectations for medical student work hours in inpatient clinical clerkships. Teaching and learning in medicine 2013; 25(2).

Lin JJ, Fei K, Franco R, Bickell NA. Breast Cancer Patients' Recall of Receiving Patient Assistance Services. SpringerPlus 2012; 1.

Lin JJ, Mann DM. Application of persuasion and health behavior theories for behavior change counseling: design of the ADAPT (Avoiding Diabetes Thru Action Plan Targeting) program. Patient education and counseling 2012 Sep; 88(3).

Bickell NA, Weidmann J, Fei K, Lin JJ, Leventhal H. Underuse of breast cancer adjuvant treatment: patient knowledge, beliefs, and medical mistrust. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2009 Nov; 27(31).

Lin JJ, Moore C. Impact of an electronic health record on follow-up time for markedly elevated serum potassium results. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2011; 26(4).

Lin JJ, Alfandre D, Moore C. Physician attitudes toward opioid prescribing for patients with persistent noncancer pain. The Clinical journal of pain 2007; 23(9).

Lin J, Dunn A, Moore C. Follow-up of Outpatient Test Results: A Survey of Housestaff Practices and Perceptions. Am J Med Qual 2006; 21(3): 178-184.

Moore C, Lin J, Halm E. Follow-up of Markedly Elevated Serum Potassium Results in the Ambulatory Setting: Implications for Patient Safety. Am J Med Qual 2006; 21(2): 115-124.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Lin did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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