Kenneth Lin, MD, MPH, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Kenneth Lin, MD, MPH is Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and Deputy Editor of#American Family Physician, the most widely read journal in primary care. Dr. Lin is a graduate of Harvard University, New York University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed his residency at Lancaster General Hospital (PA) and a fellowship in medical editing and faculty development at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Lin has supported the activities of the US Preventive Services Task Force as a medical officer at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He chaired the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Subcommittee on Clinical Practice Guidelines from 2015-2017 and currently serves on the AAFP’s Science Advisory Panel and the DHHS Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women. His areas of interest include cancer prevention and survivorship, screening guidelines, medical overuse, and diagnostic tests for emerging infections such as Zika virus and COVID-19. Dr. Lin records monthly video commentaries for Medscape Family Medicine and shares his views on health and health policy topics on his blog,#Common Sense Family Doctor.