Assistant Professor
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Dina is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, working clinical shifts in the pediatric emergency departments at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, as well as the adult emergency department at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Her areas of interest include medical ethics and medical education. She loves running, going to concerts, musical theater, and trying to travel as often as she can.

Education and Training

, 2018 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
, 06/2016 , UT Austin Dell Children's Medical Center Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
, 06/2014 , UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency
MD, 06/2010 , UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
BA, 06/2006 Human Biology (Area of Concentration: Spirituality, Healing, and the Body), Stanford University


Wallin D, Kienstra AJ. Not by the Red on My Chinny Chin Chin: A Case of Mandibular Osteomyelitis in a 5-Year-Old Girl. J Emerg Med. 2016 May; 50(5):e219-21.
Wallin D, Privette AR, Campbell AR, Tang JF. A Case of Unrecognized Intrathoracic Placement of a Subclavian Central Venous Catheter in a Patient with Large Traumatic Hemothorax. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2015; 2015:382624.
Wallin D, Yaghoubian A, Rosing D, Walot I, Chauvapun J, de Virgilio C. Computed tomographic angiography as the primary diagnostic modality in penetrating lower extremity vascular injuries: a level I trauma experience. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jul; 25(5):620-3.
Yaghoubian A, Aboulian A, Chan T, Ishaque B, Wallin D, Putnam B, Stabile BE, De Virgilio C. Use of clinical triage criteria decreases monitored care bed utilization in gallstone pancreatitis. Am Surg. 2010 Oct; 76(10):1147-9.