Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Michael K. Kim, MD

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Michael K. Kim, MD

About

Dr. Kim is an associate professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is fellowship-trained in pediatric emergency medicine, meaning he has received training specific to the needs of children from birth to 18 years who are brought to the emergency department. He is currently the pediatric EMS medical director for the ALS consortium and working to improve prehospital care for all children in Dane County through education and advocacy. In addition, he serves as the co-chair for the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) to improve emergency care for children throughout the state.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Emergency Medicine

Practice locations

  • ED Signs-0542
    ED Signs-0542
    University HospitalBerbeeWalsh Emergency Department
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 262-2398
    • Open now
    • View hours, services and more
  • American Family Children's Hospital front entrance
    American Family Children's Hospital front entrance
    American Family Children's HospitalPediatric Emergency Department
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 262-2398
    • Open now
    • View hours, services and more

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
Fellowships
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Residencies
  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Research and publications

As a physician leader in acute pain management in pediatric emergency care, Dr. Kim has contributed to changing the culture of pain management for children with acute abdominal pain with a seminal publication in 2002. Since then, he has contributed many journal publications to improve acute pain management in the emergency department and prehospital setting for children. He is currently a co-investigator on a grant to improve pediatric care in community emergency departments in Wisconsin.