Dr. Jina Sinskey is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia at UCSF specializing in pediatric anesthesia. She is the inaugural Associate Chair of Well-Being for the Department of Anesthesia at UCSF and serves as Vice Chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Physician Well-Being and Pediatric Anesthesia Educational Track Subcommittee. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia as well as the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia's Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Initiative. She is an Associate Editor for the Pediatric Anesthesia Section of OpenAnesthesia and previously served as the quality improvement lead for the Pediatric Anesthesia Division at UCSF.
She received her undergraduate degree from MIT and her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in anesthesiology at UCSF and her pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.
Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, she worked as a management consultant specializing in marketing strategy at the Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte). Her approach to clinician well-being leverages her experience in management consulting and quality improvement, where she applies concepts of change management, human-centered design, continuous process improvement, and implementation science to create systems approaches to reduce burnout and foster well-being.
Her research interests include clinician well-being, virtual/augmented reality for pediatric patients, conflict management, fetal anesthesia, and medical education.