Michelle Kang Kim, MD, PhD
Dr. Kim is currently Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs for the Department of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors. Dr. Kim is also President of the Faculty Council at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Kim earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell). She has lectured nationally and internationally on carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors and is known for her work in translational and epidemiologic approaches in assessing outcomes in these patients.
Dr. Kim is currently chair of the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Section of the American Gastroenterological Association and was the President of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the largest regional endoscopic society in the United States. She has received research funding from the American Cancer Society, the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation, the Mount Sinai CTSA and the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation. Dr. Kim has published more than 80 publications in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Gastroenterology, and NEJM Catalyst.
Dr. Kim is strongly committed to the career development of medical trainees and junior faculty, especially that of women and underrepresented minorities. Dr. Kim has won numerous teaching awards and has mentored more than five dozen medical students, residents, gastroenterology fellows, and junior faculty.