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Janet Lin, Physician, Emergency Medicine

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA

Emergency Medicine

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Dr. Janet Lin practices in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UI Health. An expert in disaster preparedness and response, Dr. Lin has developed a number emergency response plans at the University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics for situations including virus outbreaks and weather events. She was a leading physician on UI Health's Incident Command Structure during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping to guide care, policies, and operations related to COVID-19. Dr. Lin travels extensively to help international communities prepare for and respond to disasters, and she investigates ways to improve access to care in resource-limited settings. She is a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and the director of health systems development in the Center for Global Health at UIC. 

Language : English

Specialties & Services

  • Emergency Department
  • HIV Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • COVID-19
  • Disaster Preparedness & Response
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Virus Outbreaks
  • Public Health
  • Global Health


University of Illinois Hospital

1740 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Postgraduate: University of Chicago
  • Postgraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine