Jessica Chao, PharmD, MBA

Jessica Chao, PharmD, MBA
Program Director
Clinical Innovation Center

Jessica Chao, PharmD, MBA, is program director of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)’s Clinical Innovation Center (CIC), which is tasked to develop the infrastructure and internal capacity to accelerate innovations that solve critical delivery system problems at UCSF Health. CIC partners with internal and external entities to analyze, prototype, test, implement and evaluate solutions that target its organizational priorities—and enables clinicians and staff to discover solutions by leveraging skills from the Berkeley engineering schools.

Chao earned her MBA in healthcare management from The Johns Hopkins University, and a doctorate in pharmacy and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington.