Associate ProfessorMedicine Associate Medical Director, University of Washington Medical CenterFaculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDUniversity of Chicago, Pritzker School of MedicineChicago, IL1995–2000 MBAUniversity of Chicago, Graduate School of BusinessChicago, IL1997–1999 Residency in Internal Medicine and PediatricsUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI2000–2004 Honors: Innovation in Hospital Medicine Poster, Finalist, Society of Hospital Medicine 16th Annual Meeting2012 University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Program of the Year 2013 Clinical Services—MPLAN, Honorable Mention2013 ACP Top Hospitalist2014 League of Clinical Excellence, University of Michigan Medical School2014 Contact Email: email@example.com Research & Clinical Interests Research Interests: Quality improvement and patient safety in the health system—education and implementationTransitions of care for hospitalized patientsImplementing quality, safety, and operational improvement methods such as Lean Thinking within the health care sectorMedical staff leadershipMulti-disciplinary approach to patient care Publications Publications: Kim CS, Spahlinger DA, Kin, J, Billi JE. LEAN HEALTHCARE: What Can Hospitals Learn from a World-Class Automaker? Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2006; 1(3): 191–199. Kim CS, Spahlinger DA, Kin JM, Coffey RJ, Billi JE. Implementation of Lean Thinking: One Health System’s Journey. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. August, 2009; 35 (8): 406–413. Kim CS, Lukela MP, Parekh VI, Mangrulkar RS, Del Valle J, Spahlinger DA, Billi JE. Teaching Internal Medicine Residents Quality Improvement and Patient Safety—A Lean Thinking Approach. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2010 May–Jun;25(3):211–7. Epub 2010 Mar 31. Kim CS, Flanders SA. In the Clinic: Transitions of care. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 1):ITC3-1. Kim CS, King E, Stein J, Robinson E, Salameh M, O’Leary KJ. Unit-Based Interprofessional Leadership Models in Six US Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2014 Aug; 9(8); 545–550.