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Shyoko Honiden, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine); Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Shyoko Honiden, MD, MS

Mailing Address

  • Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208057, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8057

    United States



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 Dartmouth 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, ex-program director for the pulmonary and critical care fellowship program, current associate program director for the critical care fellowship, and director of the medical ICU student and resident elective program.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2007)
  • Intern/Resident/Fellow
    Mount Sinai Medical Center (2004)
  • MD
    Brown University (2001)
  • MS
    Stanford University (1997)
  • BA
    Stanford University (1996)

Professional Service

Practice Update Respiratory ChannelEditor2019 - Present
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)Graduate and Resident Education Committee2011 - 2015
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)Adult Mock Online Learning Committee2011 - 2014
Yale School of MedicineElective Review Committee2010 - Present
Yale School of MedicineElective Directors Committee2009 - Present
Yale New Haven HospitalBioethics Committee2008 - Present
Yale New Haven HospitalCode 5/RRT Committee2008 - Present

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