Dr. Kim?s focus is on international medicine. She is the Director of Educational Programs at the Stanford Center for Asian Healthcare Research and Education (CARE), and Medical Director of the International Medical Service (IMS) Department of Stanford Health Care. She was appointed to Harvard?s Global Health and Service Advisory Council, a body of individuals, thought leaders and leading Harvard faculty charged with providing a broad, real-world perspective on programs, and identifying new opportunities for growth and enhancement. Dr.Kim is also Chairman of the Chi-Li Pao Foundation USA, as well as a trustee of the Chi-Li Pao Foundation in Hong Kong, organizations committed to supporting educational and healthcare programs for the benefit of mankind. She was the founding Medical Director of the International Travel Medicine Service and was Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital. She was previously a faculty member at UCLA, as well as a honorary and adjunct faculty member at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Clinical Focus

  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Educational Programs, Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) (2019 - Present)
  • Medical Director, International Medical Services, Stanford Hospital (2011 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1983-present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Member, Global Health and Service Advisory Council, Harvard Medical School (2020 - Present)
  • Trustee, Chi-Li Pao Foundation, Hong Kong (2019 - Present)
  • Chairman, Chi-Li Pao Foundation, USA (2018 - Present)
  • Fellow, Hong Kong College of Physicians (1995 - Present)
  • Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (1995 - Present)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (1992 - Present)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (1986 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Chief Medical Resident, UCLA School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Medical Resident, UCLA School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Medical Intern, UCLA School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, Chemistry

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Medical education
Health services delivery
Management of chronic disease
Patient and physician satisfaction


All Publications

  • Precision Public Health Matters: An International Assessment of Communication, Preparedness, and Coordination for Successful COVID-19 Responses. American journal of public health Sales, C., Kim, Y., Kim, G., Lin, B., Palaniappan, L. 2021; 111 (3): 392?94

    View details for DOI 10.2105/AJPH.2020.306129

    View details for PubMedID 33566659

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