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Jung G. Kim, MPH, PhD


Dr. Jung Kim has investigated different dimensions of healthcare in his education, work, and research. He has received grants and performed research to explore the roles of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as complementary or alternative medical (CAM) treatment for conditions such as cancer and HIV. Other aspects of Dr. Kim’s work include investigating the mind-body connection to healing; use of botanical products among HIV positive patients; and innovations in medical education residency programs, analysis of email communication among medical students, and new learning strategies for medical education.

Education and Training

  • BS, University of Washington
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley


Selected Prior Positions

2011-2013 Graduate Medical Education (GME) Consultant
ECG Management
2014-present Project Director
Kaiser Permanente Washington Seattle Family Medicine Residency
2014-present Clinical Teaching Associate
University of Washington Department of Family Medicine
2015-2016 Project Analyst
Center for Healthcare Organizational Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
2015-2017 Clinical Evaluation Consultant
Permanente Federation, Oakland, CA
2016-present Curriculum Planning Committee (Consultant)
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
2017-present Consultant
UC San Francisco Center for Excellence in Primary Care
2017-present Course Facilitator
UC Berkeley School of Public Health


Selected Honors and Awards

2009 Group Health Extraordinary Achievement Award
Group Health Foundation
2009 Group Health Cooperative Staff Volunteer Grant
Group Health Foundation
2011 Group Health Cooperative Department Special Recognition Award
Group Health Foundation
2014 Group Health Cooperative Academic Scholarship
Group Health Foundation
2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
University of California, Berkeley Graduate Student Division

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Standish LJ, Fitzpatrick A, Berger J, Kim JG, Sanders F, Polissar N, Brumback B, Calabrese C. Associations of mind-body interventions in HIV-1 positive individuals: The Alternative Medical Care Outcomes in AIDS (AMCOA) Study. International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine Sep 2004:1(1):23-32.
  • Fitzpatrick A, Standish LJ, Berger J, Kim JG, Calabrese C, Polissar N. Survival in HIV-1 Positive Adults Practicing Psychological or Spiritual Activities for One Year. Altern Ther Health Med 2007 Sep-Oct;13(5):18-20, 22-4.
  • Kim JG, Morris CG, Heidrich F. Evaluating family medicine residents’ e-communications, Journal of Graduate Medical Education December 2015; Vol. 7, No. 4:649-653.
  • Kim JG, Morris CG, Ford P. Teaching Today in the Practice Setting of the Future: Implementing Innovations in Graduate Medical Education, Academic Medicine. Accepted for publication July 2016.
  • Kim JG, Rodriguez HP, Estlin K, Morris CG. The Impact of Longitudinal Electronic Health Record Training for Residents Preparing for Practice in Patient Centered Medical Homes, Accepted for publication: The Permanente Journal, August 2017.