Joseph J. Kim, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Kim also serves as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Stanford University and as the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Stanford Children’s Health. Dr. Kim’s career has focused on medical leadership and program building in pediatric hospital medicine. He has been active locally and nationally promoting patient experience, with particular emphasis on family centered care in pediatric inpatient settings. He has participated in numerous local and national care improvement programs including efforts around bronchiolitis, inpatient asthma management, pediatric sedation, medical co-management of surgical patients and patient care progression in inpatient settings. In his hospital administrative roles he has championed safety rounding, family centered rounding, scheduled based care of inpatients, discharge planning and value based performance improvement. Dr. Kim has mentored dozens of trainees and junior faculty in healthcare leadership and program administration.
Dr. Kim received his BA in Sociology from the University of Virginia and his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. Clinically, Dr. Kim practices as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and at California Pacific Medical Center.
- Pediatric Hospital Medicine
- International Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Stanford Children's Health (2019 - Present)
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Stanford University (2016 - Present)
Associate Vice President of Medical Affairs, Stanford Children's Health (2014 - 2019)
Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Stanford University (2014 - 2016)
Medical Director, Hospital Medicine, Stanford University (2007 - 2014)
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2003)
Residency: Univ of California San Francisco (2003) CA
Internship: UC Davis Medical Center (2001) CA
Medical Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University (2000) NY