Roger Kim

Faculty MD, MSCE Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care LinkedIn of Roger Kim

Roger Kim, MD, MSCE, is an Innovation Faculty member at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology within the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care. He is an interventional pulmonologist with clinical expertise in minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic thoracic procedures in addition to being a physician-scientist with formal training in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.

His research seeks to optimize the diagnostic process in thoracic oncology, with particular focuses on lung cancer screening and risk stratification and management of pulmonary nodules. Roger’s research is supported by funding from the National Cancer Institute and has been published in leading journals, including Radiology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Annals of the American Thoracic Society, Journal of Thoracic Oncology Clinical and Research Reports, and Lung Cancer.

Dr. Kim completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Yale University before graduating from the Yale Traditional Internal Medicine residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital with an Investigative Distinction. He then completed fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care and Interventional Pulmonology at the University of Pennsylvania, during which time he also earned a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology.

He has received the University of Pennsylvania Department of Medicine Bradley Clinical Research Fellow Award, the Annals of Internal Medicine Top Peer Reviewer Award, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assembly on Thoracic Oncology Abstract Scholarship, and the American College of Physicians (CT Chapter) Internal Medicine Award. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the ATS Thoracic Oncology Assembly Early Career Professionals Working Group and as the Co-Chair of the ATS Interventional Pulmonology Working Group. In his free time, Roger enjoys playing ice hockey, making music, and spending quality time with his wife, son, and dog.