Cynthia Kim
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Cynthia Kim, LCSW-R

Associate Program Director; Behavioral Science Faculty

Education and training

Columbia University – MSSW, Advanced Clinical Practice
Syracuse University – BA, Psychology

Professional interests

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

Professional experience & accomplishments

An employee of the Institute for Family Health for over 15 years, Cynthia Kim is proud to be a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New York. Ms. Kim completed her undergraduate and some doctoral work in Psychology at Syracuse University, and 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 with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and is currently engaged in a leadership fellowship for diversity, equity, and inclusion work in residency education through the ACGME. Ms. Kim has a variety of interests within academic Family Medicine, including teaching behavioral medicine, resident and faculty wellness, program development, academic and professional support, medication-assisted treatment for chemical dependence, 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.