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Lynn Thoreson, D.O.

UT Health Austin Care Team Member
Education

D.O.
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

M.S., Population Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Austin Pediatric Residency

About

Lynn Thoreson, D.O., is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She is also the fellowship director for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship and an associate program director for the Pediatric Residency.

Thoreson has been active in graduate medical education since her chief year at The University of Texas at Austin pediatrics program in 2009. Her research interests include individualized education, innovative scheduling design and technology in feedback/evaluation of learners. She was selected to join the Dell Medical School Academy of Distinguished Educators in 2020.

Thoreson completes her clinical work on the inpatient service at Dell Children’s Medical Center caring for hospitalized children and their families. She enjoys the complexity of inpatient medicine and the joy of working with children as they heal and grow. Working with the PHM fellows allows her to combine her love for the inpatient care of children with educating the next generation of learners in the field. She is active in the national PHM program directors group and contributes to the national subcommittee for PHM evaluation.

Thoreson is married to her husband, Steve, and has one daughter. Along with their dogs, they enjoy hiking, sports and all the outdoor space in Austin.