“[My] journey within learning has been and continues to be to support physicians to become better clinicians and people to ultimately provide the best healthcare to patients.”
Dr. Jane Kim is a learning leader and a board-certified emergency medicine attending at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. She attended SUNY Downstate for medical school and completed her emergency medicine residency training at New York-Presbyterian Columbia and Cornell. She is a fellowship-trained healthcare simulation expert and active executive committee member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Sim Academy, a leading national simulation group within Emergency Medicine. She is the Director of the Division of Simulation for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Kings County Hospital Center and SUNY Downstate with active programs in residency education, faculty development, and interprofessional interdisciplinary sessions focused on quality and patient safety. She obtained her educational doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania after completing a dissertation with distinction studying the workplace practices that lead to physician well-being or burnout. She is the co-founder of NY Health Tech, a physician lead innovation hub dedicated to improving the lives of healthcare providers and community health equity through technology and design.
Q: How do you spend your off time?
A: “In upstate New York hiking, in the mountains snowboarding, or traveling the world.”