Assistant Professor


Margaret Lin, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at UCSF. She is the co-director of the Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship.

As an educator, Dr. Lin is interested in developing innovative curricula around Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound applications. She is particularly interested in examining and defining competency in emergency or point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).

Dr. Lin's research interests focus on the diagnostic accuracy of POCUS for various applications, as well as its affects on clinical care including length-of-stay and patient satisfaction. She has also examined health literacy and numeracy in the emergency department population.

Dr. Lin attends in the Pediatric Emergency Department at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Mission Bay and in the Emergency Department at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

Education and Training

, 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Fellowship, 2017 Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Fellowship, 2015 Emergency Ultrasound, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, 2014 Emergency Medicine, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
MD, 2011 , Washington University in St Louis
BA and BS, 2006 English and Biological Sciences, Stanford University


Lin-Martore M, Anaya N. SONO case series: a 63-year-old male with shortness of breath. Emerg Med J. 2020 Mar 22.