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Grace Lin, M.D., M.B.A.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Echocardiographer


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Grace Lin is a Consultant Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the Mayo Clinic and subsequently joined the faculty. Dr. Lin specializes in echocardiography and Advanced Heart Failure and is currently the Director of Heart Failure Services at Mayo Clinic and a member of the American College of Cardiology Heart Failure and Transplant Council. She is a member of the Mayo Echo Core Laboratory, which provides echocardiographic analysis for both national and international clinical trials. Her research and clinical interests are in imaging for heart failure and arrhythmias, cardiac amyloidosis and cardio-oncology. Dr. Lin also directs the expansion of the Mayo Clinic Tutorials series, which creates enduring materials for both continuing medical education and fellows in training.

  • Echocardiography and heart failure CV
  • Device therapy research for heart failure patients
  1. 2021
    MBAUniversity of Chicago Booth School of Business
  2. 2007
    ResidentCardiovascular Disease, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2007
    FellowCardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    ResidentInternal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2003
    ResidentInternal Medicine Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2000
    MDStritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
  7. 1995
    BA - With General and Special Honors, Biological SciencesUniversity of Chicago


  1. 2010
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2009
    Adult Transthoracic Plus Transesophageal EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  3. 2006
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Teacher of the Year 2012Mayo School of Health Realted Sciences Echocardiography Program
  2. 2007
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Travel AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  3. 2006
    Women in Cardiology, Trainee Award for ExcellenceAmerican Heart Association
  4. 2006
    Finalist, Poster CompetitionAmerican Heart Association
  5. 1998
    Student Research FellowshipAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  6. 1995
    Second Prize, Excellence in Science CompetitionSigma Xi, University of Illinois at Chicago
  7. 1995
    Nominated and AcceptedSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  8. 1994
    Howard Hughes Summer FellowshipAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Advisory Board MemberBiotronik
  2. 2019 - present
    Member of CouncilAmerican College of Cardiology Question Writing Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    Advisory Board MemberBoston Scientific Heart Failure Advisory Council
  4. 2019 - present
    Advisory Board MemberCardio-TTransform Trial
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, American Society of Echocardiography
  6. 2018 - present
    Advisory Board MemberProthena
  7. 2018 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  8. 2017 - present
    Chair, Chronic Heart Failure Work GroupAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2016
    Subject Matter ExpertPlummer Project
  10. 2016 - present
    ChairAsk Mayo Expert Leadership
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Redesign Committee- Heart Failure Clinic
  12. 2015 - present
    LiaisonKnowledge Content Board - Cardiovascular Diseases, AskMayoExpert
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberACC Heart Failure and Transplant Council
  14. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberAdvanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Selection Committee
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberDepartment of Cardiovascular Diseases Clinical Practice Committee
  17. 2014 - present
    Honorary MemberBritish Cardiovascular Society
  18. 2013 - 2015
    MemberManage to reimbursement for Circulatory Failure practice committee
  19. 2013 - present
    DirectorHeart Failure Services
  20. 2013 - present
    MemberCirculatory Failure Executive Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2010 - 2013
    Editorial Board MemberCongestive Heart Failure
  22. 2010 - present
  23. 2008 - present
    DirectorCardiovascular Self Study Tutorials Program
  24. 2008 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  25. 2008 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Echocardiography Laboratory, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  26. 2008 - present
    MemberDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography Laboratory, Normal Values Committee
  27. 2007 - present
    Lead PhysicianMayo Echo Core Laboratory
  28. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  29. 2006 - present
    ReviewerJournal of the American College of Cardiology
  30. 2006 - present
    ReviewerJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
  31. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association