Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Rady Children's Specialists
University of Toronto Ontario Canada
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
National Institutes of Health, NIH
Dr. Jane Kim is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Her medical education began at the University of Toronto, followed by a pediatric residency at the Hospital for Sick Children. Committed to pursuing endocrine research that integrates molecular biology and clinical medicine, Dr. Kim moved to the National Institutes of Health headquarters in Bethesda, Md., where she completed her pediatric endocrinology fellowship. To gain additional expertise in diabetes research, she went on to complete her postdoctoral research training at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University, New York. She then joined the faculty at UC San Diego in 2004.
Dr. Kim provides clinical care for children with all types of pediatric endocrine conditions. As a physician-scientist, she conducts both basic science and clinical research to better understand the causes and complications of insulin resistance and diabetes, with the goal of discovering new treatments.
Additionally, Dr. Kim instructs and mentors medical students, residents and fellows at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.
When not working, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys music and was trained in classical music as a pianist.