We are pleased to announce Olga “Kiki” Nin, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and medical director of the UF Health Florida Surgical Center (FSC), has been appointed assistant chair for clinical services for the Department of Anesthesiology in the University of Florida College of Medicine.
In this new role, Dr. Nin will manage the clinical operations and anesthesia providers for the main operating rooms, FSC, the Children’s Surgical Center (CSC) and all non-operating room anesthesia (NORA) areas, with the assistance of each service chief. She will broadly oversee the clinical operations of the divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Pain Medicine in conjunction with their respective chiefs, produce the clinical assignment schedule with the assistance of the scheduling manager, and serve on a number of hospital, department, and college committees. In addition, she will provide advocacy for the clinical faculty, residents, fellows, CAAs, CRNAs, and APPs.
“I have the utmost confidence that Dr. Nin’s clinical prowess, leadership style and excellent reputation, both within the department and amongst her peers, will ensure her success in this challenging position,” said Gregory Janelle, M.D., FASE, FASA, interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Nin joined the University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology as an assistant professor in 2014, after completing her anesthesiology residency and fellowship in regional anesthesiology and perioperative pain medicine at UF. She was chief resident for the 2012/2013 academic year and received the Chairman’s Award in 2013. Prior to this, she earned her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University in PA.
Dr. Nin has been an integral part of the department for almost ten years. In 2016, she was appointed medical director of FSC, an ambulatory center serving the outpatient surgical needs of patients cared for at UF Health. In 2020, her duties were extended to medical director of UF Health – The Oaks and in 2021, medical director of the UF Health extended stay ambulatory center. In 2022, she was promoted to associate professor of anesthesiology.
Dr. Nin sits on several UF Health committees including the OR Quality & Safety Committee and the Surgical Governance Committee. She is a member of several professional societies and has contributed to numerous books and peer-reviewed publications. In addition, she has a passion for teaching and has mentored many fellows and residents. She has won the Exemplary Teacher Award from the College of Medicine three times.
Congratulations, Dr. Nin!