Nancy E. Gin

Executive Vice President/Chief Quality Officer

The Permanente Federation

Nancy Gin is executive vice president/chief quality officer for The Permanente Federation, overseeing quality for 23,000 physicians nationwide and more than 12 million members. She also serves as the medical director of quality/clinical analysis for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, leading quality and safety for 4.4 million members. Prior to these roles, Dr. Gin served as medical director/chief of staff for Kaiser Permanente Orange County. She has more than 30 years of internal medicine expertise and leadership experience. She was instrumental in the development and opening of the Kaiser Permanente Orange County Irvine Medical Center in 2008.

Dr. Gin is board certified in internal medicine and is a member of the California Medical Association and the American College of Physicians. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree and medical degree from the University of Arizona, and she completed her internship, residency and fellowship in internal medicine at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Gin’s scholarship covers topics including domestic violence, hypertension and health policy in bioethics. She is an advocate for public service and a dedicated educator and has been recognized with several awards. She was named the 2019 “Physician of the Year” by the Orange County Medical Association.

Dr. Gin has been involved in medical education for more than 30 years, including service as the director of internal medicine education at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, an affiliate of the UC Irvine residency program. She has educated undergraduate and graduate medical students and has presented at academic conferences across the country.


Partnering Together for Ethical Planning: A Conversation Between Hospital Leaders and Ethics Directors

Presented by Alan Muster, Jason Lesandrini, FACHE, Nancy E. Gin, Thomas V. Cunningham, PhD at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

The initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic revealed ethical challenges facing our healthcare systems, including resource shortages, financial concerns and ethical preparedness. As we evolve toward a new normal for healthcare systems, it is imperative that we learn from our experiences and assess the ethical quality of system responses and work toward their improvement. This…