Announcement: Dr. George Kim, re-appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement

I am pleased to announce that Dr. George Kim has been re-appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024.

Dr. Kim graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in 1998 from Queen’s University. He completed his Doctor of Medicine and his residency training in Family Medicine at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. In 2006, he joined the Department of Family Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry as an Adjunct Professor and became an Assistant Professor in 2012. Dr. Kim’s administrative experience includes Clinical Team Lead, Byron Family Medical Centre; Academic Director, Undergraduate Family Medicine; Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network from 2010-present and Undergraduate Academic Director, Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Kim is a recipient of the Best Core Family Medicine Teacher Award in 2019; Class of ’62 Award in 2015 and 2019; Douglas Bocking Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching in 2015; Schulich Medicine and Dentistry Young Alumni Award in 2015; Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award in 2013; Schulich Excellence in Education Award in 2012; University Student’s Council Teaching Honour Roll from 2006 to 2019 and the Dr. Jim Silcox Award in 2003.

Dr. Kim maintains an active research program in the areas of Physician and Trainee Wellness, Professional Identify Formation, Understanding and Supporting a Rural Workforce, and Rural Medical Education.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Kim on his re-appointment.

Davy Cheng
Dean (Acting), Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor & EPICOR Research Chair
Western University, London, Canada