Samuel Lin, MD, completed his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then completed medical school education at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, where he was awarded a Summer Medical Student Fellowship through the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and presented a research poster at the AACAP annual meeting.
Dr. Lin completed his residency training in adult psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he was a co-chief resident. Awards garnered during residency included a hospital-wide Quality Improvement Award, medical school Outstanding Psychiatry Resident Award , and Volunteer of the Year at a medical student-run psychiatry clinic.
He began working as a psychiatrist at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in August 2015, mainly treating higher-functioning adult patients with mood and anxiety disorders in an inpatient setting. He is also an Assistant Psychiatry Clerkship Director through the MSU College of Human Medicine, with duties including clinical preceptorship of students and observing/ evaluating standardized and actual patient interviews by students. He is an Assistant Professor at the MSU College of Human Medicine and serves as a member of the College Advisory Council.