Shyoko Honiden MSc, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Program

Biographical Info

Shyoko Honiden MD, MSc is a member of the Pulmonary and Critical Care section and Winchester Chest Clinic. She joined as faculty in 2007, and has a focus on medical education, quality improvement as well as in the complex care of critical care patients in the medical intensive care unit. She is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, as well as critical care medicine.

Dr. Honiden earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University with a major in Human Biology with a focus on health policy and ethics. She stayed on for an additional 2 years at Stanford to obtain her Master's degree in the Department of Health Research and Policy within the School of Medicine. She then moved out to the east coast to obtain her MD degree from the joint program between Darmouth and Brown medical school. She went on to complete internship, residency and fellowship training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Honiden's clinical interests focus around the delivery of complex care in the medical ICU - in particular for those with ARDS, sepsis, and acute liver failure. Her clinical and research interests also include metabolic issues such as hyperglycemia which arise during critical illness. She serves as a member of the YNHH ethics committee, and has a keen interest in end-of-life issues. She is an active participant in quality improvement projects, as well as ongoing research occurring in the ICU. She is a co-investigator for the NIH sponsored consortium for the Acute Liver Failure Study group.

Dr. Honiden also serves in a variety of leadership roles in the realm of medical education and training. She is the co-director for the high fidelity simulation program for crisis management targeting internal medicine residents, is the associate director for the pulmonary and critical care fellowship program, and director of the medical ICU student and resident elective program.

Education & Training

Stanford University (1996)
Stanford University (1997)
Brown Medical School (2001)
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2002 - 2004)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (2004 - 2007)
Board Certification
Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine), Board Certified  (2007)
Board Certification
Pulmonary Disease, Board Certified  (2006)

Professional Service

  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) (07/07/2011 - 07/06/2015)
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) (05/05/2011 - 05/04/2014)
  • Member, Frontiers in Pharmacotherapy of Respiratory Diseases (01/01/2011)

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