Cynthia Kim, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
+1 415 476-9180

Cynthia Kim graduated from Harvard University with a BA and obtained a master’s in health education at Stanford School of Education. She went to Cornell Medical College and completed her pediatrics residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is currently an associate professor of pediatrics at UCSF, in the Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine, focusing on pain and sedation. Licensed in acupuncture, she specializes in pediatric pain management, working with a team to deliver innovative, effective complementary medical services.

After a decade of practicing medicine, Cynthia realized she wanted to develop her leadership skills and enrolled as a special studies student of Cohort 2 in the MS-HAIL program. She attributes her success to learning that true leadership is about building a great team and communicating a vision for change and innovation.