Christine A. Sinsky, MD, Immediate Past Chair
December 18, 2015
Dr. Sinsky is Vice President of Professional Satisfaction at the American Medical Association. A board-certified internist, she practiced at Medical Associates Clinic and Health Plans in Dubuque, Iowa for 32 years. Dr. Sinsky is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the ABIM Foundation.
Dr. Sinsky has worked to improve opportunities for joy, purpose and meaning in work. Her publications on “The Quadruple Aim,” “Joy in Practice,” “Texting while Doctoring” and “Creating a Manageable Cockpit for Clinicians” have contributed to the national conversation. She has also contributed to research regarding the prevalence, drivers and solutions to burnout among physicians.
A frequent invited lecturer on practice innovation, redesign and physician satisfaction, Dr. Sinsky has presented widely, both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Sinsky received her bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Wisconsin and completed her post-graduate residency at Gundersen Medical Foundation/La Crosse Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she served as Chief Medical Resident.