Elizabeth H. B. Lin is a family medicine physician and a clinical professor at the School of Medicine, University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. As a physician researcher, Dr. Lin and research team have conducted and published innovative and important research to improve mind-body health in general medical settings. This collaborative care model has been adopted world-wide. As a family medicine physician, she has provided primary care for diverse populations from various ethnic backgrounds.
Dr. Lin graduated from Stanford University Medical School. After completing a UW affiliated Family Medicine Residency, Dr. Lin became a Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Fellow in the UW Department of Family Medicine, and received a Master’s in Public Health also from the University of Washington. Dr. Lin has also trained extensively with founders of evidence-based mindfulness, self-compassion, and compassion programs, is a certified instructor for both Mindful Self Compassion, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs, and has had a daily meditation practice for 30 years. Since the onset of COVID pandemic, Dr. Lin has offered mindful self-compassion programs tailored for healthcare communities to improve clinician well-being.