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Lynn Tanoue, MD, MBA

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Clinical Chief, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

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Lynn Tanoue, MD, MBA

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Mailing Address

  • Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208057, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8057

    United States

Lynn Tanoue
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Biography

Lynn Tanoue, MD, MBA is Professor in the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Tanoue received her undergraduate degree from Harvard and medical degree from Yale, and completed training in internal medicine and pulmonary/critical care medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital. Her clinical interests focus on thoracic oncology and lung cancer screening. She is Clinic Chief in the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Director of the Yale Lung Screening and Nodule Program. She established the Yale New Haven Hospital Tuberculosis Outreach Program, which over the past fifteen years has performed tuberculosis screening in thousands of English-as-a-Second-Language students enrolled at the New Haven Center for Adult Education. Dr. Tanoue serves on numerous national committees, including the American College of Chest Physicians lung cancer guidelines writing committee and Thoracic Oncology Network steering committee, the American Thoracic Society Thoracic Oncology Assembly Executive Committee, and the Pulmonary Board and Examination Committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Tanoue is an active clinician, mentor, and educator at Yale, where she has received a number of awards including the Dean’s Mentors Award, the Department of Internal Medicine Faculty Achievement Award for Clinical Care, and the Leffell Prize for Clinical Excellence. She is President-elect of the Yale New Haven Hospital medical staff. Her contributions to Yale School of Medicine include the founding of the Yale Medical Symphony Orchestra, of which she is a member and President of its Board of Directors.

Education & Training

  • MBA
    Yale University (2019)
  • MD
    Yale University (1982)
  • BA
    Harvard-Radcliffe College (1978)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (1988)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1991, recertified: 2012)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015

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