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Meet the California Southern III Governor

Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP started her four-year term as California Southern III Chapter Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, Dr. Lin will serve as the official representative of the College for the California Southern III Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Lin, read her bio below.

Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP

Medical School Education: University of Michigan Medical School

Post-Doctoral Training: Residency, Washington University, St. Louis; Fellowship, University of Washington

Certification: Internal Medicine, ABIM

Present Position: Private Practice

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Governor’s Council since 2012; Chair, Early Career Physicians Committee 2012-2017; Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) Certification 2014; Leadership Day 2015, 2017, 2019; Faculty Advisor, Council of Student Members since 2017; Treasurer since 2018

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2012; Well-being Champion since 2015; Representative, Wellness through Equity and Leadership (WEL) Program (partnership between six leading medical organizations, fostering  development of female physicians through networking, mentorship, and leadership training) since 2018; Representative, Council of Early Career Physicians 2013-2017; Membership Committee 2014-2016; Well-being and Professional Fulfillment Task Force since 2016; Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee 2019; Delegate, Leadership Day 2013-2019; Mentor, Medical Student Breakfast, Internal Medicine Meeting 2013-2017; Mentor, Early Career Physicians Luncheon, Internal Medicine Meeting 2013-2018; Co-host, Women's Networking Luncheon, Internal Medicine Meeting 2019; Speaker, Building Practical Resiliency and Mental Toughness, Internal Medicine 2016; Speaker, Why Not Ask? Negotiating with Confidence, Leadership Academy Webinar 2016; Speaker, He said, She said: Tips for Effective Work-Life Integration, Internal Medicine Meeting 2017; Speaker, Boost Your Well-being and Professional Satisfaction at Home and Work: Practical Skills for Positive Results, Internal Medicine Pre-Course 2018;  Speaker, Chapter Well-Being Programs - the Voices of Experience!, Well-Being Champions Webinar 2018; Speaker/Facilitator, Fostering an Inclusive and Engaging Culture in Your Chapter, Chapter Leadership Workshop, Internal Medicine Meeting 2019; Speaker, Effective Negotiation Skills, Internal Medicine Meeting 2019

Other Appointments/Activities:
Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences; Speaker, Science, Technology, Art, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) Events, San Diego Chapter, National Council Negro Women 2016, 2017, 2018; Speaker, Pursuing a Medical Career, Health Information Partners Program (internship for socioeconomically disadvantaged high school students sponsored by Preuss High School and UCSD Medical Center) 2016, 2017

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Topics Related to Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment; Leadership Development in Early Career Physicians and Women In Medicine; Strengthening the Pre-med Pipeline, Especially in Underrepresented Groups