Shyoko Honiden, MD, MS

Associate Professor Term; Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Program, Internal Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Winchester Chest Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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 as it pertains to hyperglycemia and nutritional support  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 director for the high fidelity simulation program for crisis management targeting internal medicine residents, director for the department of medicine experiential and simulation-based learning program, and  is the program director for the pulmonary and critical care fellowship program, and director of the medical ICU student and resident elective program.

Education & Training

MD Brown Medical School (2001)
MS Stanford University (1997)
BA Stanford University (1996)
Fellow Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Intern/Resident/Fellow Mount Sinai Medical Center

Professional Service

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) (2011 - 2015) Graduate and Resident Education Committee

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) (2011 - 2014) Adult Mock Online Learning Committee

  • Frontiers in Pharmacotherapy of Respiratory Diseases (2011 - Present) Review Editorial Board

  • Yale School of Medicine (2010 - Present) Elective Review Committee

  • Yale School of Medicine (2009 - Present) Elective Directors Committee

  • Yale University School of Medicine (2009 - Present) Course Director: Medical Intensive Care Unit Advanced Medical Student Elective

  • Yale University School of Medicine (2009 - Present) Course Director: Medical Intensive Care Unit Internal Medicine Resident Elective

  • Yale University School of Medicine (2009 - Present) Co-Director: Internal Medicine Residency High Fidelity Simulation Training for Code 5/Crisis Management

  • Yale New Haven Hospital (2008 - Present) Bioethics Committee

  • Yale New Haven Hospital (2008 - Present) Code 5/RRT Committee

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Contact Info

Shyoko Honiden, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineFitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep MedicinePO Box 208057
300 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8057