Christine Sinsky, MD
Vice President of Professional Satisfaction, American Medical Association
Dr. Sinsky is Vice President of Professional Satisfaction at the American Medical Association. A general internist, she practiced at Medical Associates Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa for 32 years. Dr. Sinsky is a former Director for the American Board of Internal Medicine and a former Chair of the ABIM Foundation Board of Trustees. She currently serves on the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being.
Dr. Sinsky leads initiatives at the American Medical Association to improve opportunities for joy, purpose and meaning in work for physicians and their teams. Publications on “The Quadruple Aim”, “Joy in Practice”, “Texting while Doctoring,” “Creating a Manageable Cockpit for Clinicians,” and “The Solution Shop and the Production Line — The Case for a Frameshift for Physician Practices” have contributed to the national conversation. She has also contributed to research regarding the prevalence, drivers and solutions to burnout among physicians, the use of EHR audit-log data to better characterize the work environment, and to resources for individual physicians and for health systems to improve practice efficiency and organizational culture.