Richard Sinaiko has held leadership positions with the UCLA Medical Center, the Academic Medical Center Division of American Medical International and the University of Southern California School of Medicine for Faculty Practice and Ambulatory Care. In 1991, he founded Sinaiko Healthcare Consulting. He has a unique perspective gained from nearly three decades in healthcare management, and has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, major academic medical centers, medical groups, community hospitals and national payers. His practice included medical practice operations, financial and strategic management, physician hospital integration, managed care marketing and contracting, organizational strategic planning, academic medical center/faculty practice plan reorganization, network development, medical group formation and merger and consolidation.
As a former Adjunct Associate Professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Richard taught the Financial Management of Health Services course for the EMPH Program. Richard received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and his Master's of Public Health in Health Services Administration from UCLA.