Julia Kim


M.D., M.P.H
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Julia Kim, MD, MPH, FAAP is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, in the Division of Pediatric Quality and Safety, and Assistant Director of the Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy at the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute. Her research and clinical interests focus on pediatric quality improvement and patient safety, with a particular interest in improving preventive health services delivery to underserved children in the primary care setting. Dr. Kim received her pediatric and chief residency training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She received her fellowship training in Preventive Medicine, General Academic Pediatrics, and Comparative Effectiveness Research at Johns Hopkins University. Her clinical work has involved urgent care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, HIV care and treatment with the Baylor Pediatric AIDS Corps in Swaziland, and outpatient care with Kaiser Permanent Mid-Atlantic. She currently supervises pediatric residents in the Harriet Lane Clinic at Johns Hopkins. Her current role involves QI work with pediatric residents, fellows, and faculty. She is also the American Academy of Pediatrics Maryland Chapter medical director of a pediatric obesity QI learning collaborative with primary care pediatricians in Maryland.