Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, MBA, FACEHP
President of Q Synthesis
Dr. Kim leads Q Synthesis LLC and provides interprofessional continuing education and practice-based quality improvement (QI) programs for healthcare teams in the community. Q Synthesis works in joint-providership with accredited providers of continuing medical education (CME/CE) to apply implementation science and advance healthcare quality improvement.
Q Synthesis develops and implements systems-based quality improvement (QI) initiatives that are tailored and customized for each clinical practice. These practice-based improvement activities follow the Active Implementation Framework that includes:
Dr. Kim facilitates focus groups, workshops, and interactive discussions designed to engage members of the multidisciplinary care team. He is also an active member of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp). In 2017, he joined the ACEhp Board of Directors. Previously, he chaired the ACEhp Technology Committee (2012-2013) and served as a member of the ACEhp Education Committee (2014-2015). He has received the ACEhp President's Award (2011, 2014, and 2015), the Distinguished Member Award (2014), and is a Fellow of the ACEhp (FACEHP). Dr. Kim also served as the President of the National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC) from 2012-2014 and was on the NAMEC Board of Directors from 2009-2014.
Dr. Kim has served as faculty for the American Association for Physician Leadership (formerly known as the American College of Physician Executives). He has written articles for the Physician Leadership Journal (formerly known as the Physician Executive Journal).
Dr. Kim holds a BS in engineering from MIT, an MD from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine, an MPH from UMass Amherst School of Public Health, and an MBA from Saint Joseph's University.
View Dr. Kim's bio here: www.linkedin.com/in/drjosephkim
Q Synthesis LLC works in joint-providership with organizations that are accredited to offer continuing education in the health professions:
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
- Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
- American Academy of CME Inc.
- American Society for Clinical Pathology
- Association for Molecular Pathology
- Association of Community Cancer Centers
- AXIS Medical Education, Inc.
- Einstein Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education
- Forefront Collaborative
- Global Education Group
- International Medical Education Foundation
- MCM Education
- Postgraduate Institute for Medicine