Congratulations to Dr. George Kim on receiving the 2015 Young Alumni Award from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. As an Alumni of Distinction recipient, Dr. Kim is recognized for having made a tremendous impact on the lives of people in Canada and around the world.
Dr. George Kim, MD’03
Young Alumni Award
Dr. Kim’s youthful enthusiasm, informal teaching style, passionate energy and dedication are just some of the qualities that have enabled him to earn tremendous admiration and respect from his colleagues, peers and students. He is described as being “always available,” a trusted colleague, who takes time to listen and care. His hallmark as an educator has always been his ability to model the School’s values in all aspects of its four Pillars of Professionalism: Altruism, Integrity, Responsibility and Respect for students and faculty.
Dr. Kim completed his medical degree in 2003, and his residency in Family Medicine in 2005. In 2006, he became an adjunct faculty member with the Department of Family Medicine. In 2008, he became the coordinator for the undergraduate education program in Family Medicine. In 2012, he was appointed to a full-time position as Assistant Professor and in 2015, Dr. Kim was appointed Assistant Dean, Rural Regional & Community Engagement. Through this role he leads the School’s extensive Distributed Education Network.
Although early in his career, Dr. Kim has served as a mentor and role model for many and established a record of distinguished performance.
For a full list of award winners click here.