Cynthia Kim
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Cynthia Kim, LCSW-R

Director of Behavioral Science; Clinical Competency Committee Chair

Education and training

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology - Syracuse University
Master of Clinical Social Work (MCSW) - Columbia University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology - Syracuse University

Professional interests

Behavioral medicine, resident and faculty wellness, program development, and social justice.

A little about me

An employee of the Institute for over 10 years, I am proud to be a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York. I completed my undergraduate and doctoral work in Psychology at Syracuse University, and also completed a graduate degree in Clinical Social Work at Columbia University. I also completed fellowships in Behavioral Science Education and New Faculty Scholars programs within the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. I have presented scholarly activity at both regional and national conferences and hold academic appointments at our affiliate medical schools. At the Institute, I also participate in the Graduate Medical Education Committee, research committee and am a proud member of the Institute’s LGBTQ Health Task Force.

Professional experience & accomplishments

An employee of the Institute for over 10 years, Cynthia Kim is proud to be a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York. Ms. Kim completed her undergraduate and doctoral work in Psychology at Syracuse University, and also completed a graduate degree in Clinical Social Work at Columbia University. She has also completed fellowships in Behavioral Science Education and New Faculty Scholars programs within the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Ms. Kim has a variety of interests within academic Family Medicine, including teaching behavioral medicine, resident and faculty wellness, program development, and social justice. She has presented scholarly activity at both regional and national conferences and holds academic appointments at our affiliate medical schools. At the Institute, Ms. Kim also participates in the Graduate Medical Education Committee, research committee and is a proud member of the Institute’s LGBTQ Health Task Force.