Henry C. Lin, MD

Henry C. Lin, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He is a leader in the liver transplant program and a member of the Biesecker Liver Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Gastroenterology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Fellow)
    Clinical Research Fellow - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Additional Training

    Transplant Hepatology Fellow - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics

    Undergraduate Degree

    BA in Communication Studies - University of Missouri - Kansas City, MO

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Instructor in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2013

    Lin HC, Piccoli DA : How long do I follow a newborn with prolonged jaundice and how much work up do I do before sending the child to a specialist? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric GI: 49 clinical questions. Rosh J, Bousvaros A (eds.). Slack Incorporated, 2013 Notes: Publication Pending.

    2012

    Lin HC, Wong T: Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 6e. Schwartz MW et al (eds.). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

    2011

    Lin HC, Davis A: Drug-Induced Liver Disease. The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 1e. Sondheimer J, Hurtado CW (eds.). New York: Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, Page: 327-329, 2011.

    Papers

    2013

    Loh LC, Lin EC, Lin HC: Collaboration: Another global health rule of engagement? American Journal of Medicine 2013 Notes: In press.

    2012

    Cheng X, Ying L, Lu L, Galvao AM, Mills JA, Lin HC, Kotton DN, Shen SS, Nostro MC, Choi JK, Weiss MJ, French DL, Gadue P: Self-renewing Endodermal Progenitor Lines Generated from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Cell Stem Cell 610(4): 371-84, April 2012.

    Blumer SL, Anupindi SA, Adamson PC, Lin H, Price AP, Markowitz RI, Kramer SS: Sporadic Adenocarcinoma of the Colon In Children: Case Series and Review of the literature J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34(4): 3137-41, May 2012.

    Lin HC, Kamath BM, Spinner NB: Alagille Syndrome in a Vietnamese Cohort: Mutation Analysis and Assessment of Facial Features. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 158A(5): 1005-13, May 2012.

    Lin HC, Kahana D, Vos M, Black D, Port Z, Shulman R, Scheimann A, Mascarenhas M: Assessment of Nutrition Education Among Pediatric Gastroenterologists: A Survey of NASPGHAN Members J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr [Epub ahead of print] June 2012.

    Lin HC, Rutstein R, Cantor J, Anupindi SA, Matthews R: Case Report: Cholangiocarcinoma in a Young Woman with Perinatally Acquired HIV. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr [Epub ahead of print] June 2012.

    Posters and Presentations

    2012

    Lin HC, Tsai EA, McEldrew D, Gadue P, Spinner NB : Model to Study Effects of JAG1 Mutation. Outstanding Laboratory-Based Research Track Poster. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Poster Day, Philadelphia, PA February 2012.

    Muir A, Albenberg L, Lin HC: Evaluation of Resident Education on GI Inpatient Service. Poster. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA May 2012.

    Lin HC: Modeling Effects of JAG1 Mutation in Alagille Syndrome. Podium presentation. Komarov Basic Science and Clinical Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 2012.

    Chae SR, Rhee D, Lin HC, Loh LC: Physician specialty choice and global health expertise: A framework. Podium presentation. American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco October 2012.

    Muir A, Albenberg L, Lin HC: Resident Education on GI Rotation. Podium presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting October 2012.

    Lin HC, Tsai EA, McEldrew D, Gadue P, Spinner NB: Effects of JAG1 Mutation in Alagille Syndrome. Poster. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition November 2012.

  • Awards and Honors

    2012-present, Transplant Fellowship Training Award, Laurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

    2012, Fellows Symposium Travel Grant, American Society of Transplantation

    2011, Policy Promotion Grant, American Medical Association-Resident and Fellow Section, awarded for project titled "Assessing Resident Perceptions on Advocacy Training."

    2010-2012, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant

    2008, Policy Promotion Grant, American Medical Association-Resident and Fellow Section, awarded for project titled, "Hand Hygiene Evaluation in the Waiting Room: A Novel Approach to Patient Education

    2008, Resident Research Grant, Children's Memorial Hospital, awarded for project titled, "Clinician Accuracy in the Assessment of Cyanosis"

    2007, AAP Resident Catch Grant, awarded for project titled, "Interactive Waiting Room Exhibits:  A Play Based Approach to Patient Education"

    2006, AMA Foundation Leadership Award - Medical Student

    2006, Vice-chancellor for Student Affairs Honor Recipient, University of Missouri-Kansas CityVice-chancellor for Student Affairs Honor Recipient, University of Missouri-Kansas City

    2006, Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

    2006, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

    2004, Vice-chancellor for Student Affairs Honor Recipient, University of Missouri-Kansas City

    2002, RBI Baseball Coach of the Year Team, Coach of the All Star Team

    2000, Junior Olympics in Tae-kwon-do (1999, 2000) - won 3 Silver Medals

    1996, Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and institutional committees

    2012-present, Global Health Steering Committee, Member, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    2012-present, Taiwanese American Scholars of Medical Education, Member
    2012-present, International Medicine Advisory Committee, Member, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    2011-2012, Committee on Medical Education, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2011-present, Alagille Syndrome Working Group, Member, Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network
    2010-2012, Safety Committee, Division of Gastroenterology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2010-2012, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2009-2012, Fellowship Association, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2009-2012, Fred and Suzanne Biesecker Pediatric Liver Center
    2008-present, ACGME Resident Representative, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
    2007-present, Continuity Clinic Focus Group, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    2012-present, Junior Doctors Network, World Medical Association
    2009-present, American Association of Liver Disease
    2009-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

    • 2012, Teaching and Tomorrow, Fellow Chair
    • 2010-present, Committee on Professional Medical Education, Fellow Representative

    2006-present, Alpha Omega Alpha
    2006-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

    • 2010-2012, Liaison to the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties

    2003-present, International Federation of Medical Students Association
    2000-present, American Medical Association

    • 2012-present, Chair, Committee on Medical Education, Resident and Fellow Section
    • 2012-present, Member, Resident Physicians Financial Advisory Committee
    • 2011-present, Member, Introduction to the Practice of Medicine (IPM) Advisory Panel
    • 2011-present, Liaison, Resident Outreach
    • 2011-2012, Vice Chair, Governing Council, Resident and Fellow Section
    • 2010-2012, Member, AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Selection Committee
    • 2010-2011, Alternate Delegate, Governing Council, Resident and Fellow Section