Susan Kim, MD, MMSc

Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics

Susan Kim, MD, MMSc, is a Board Certified Pediatric Rheumatologist who joined the faculty at UCSF in 2016. Prior to joining USCF, she was an attending physician in pediatric rheumatology at Boston Children’s Hospital from 2006-2016, where she also completed her pediatric rheumatology fellowship. Dr. Kim specializes in caring for children and adolescents with inflammatory rheumatic diseases, including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, scleroderma and autoinflammatory conditions, with a special interest and focus in juvenile dermatomyositis. Dr. Kim serves as the Vice Chair for the Juvenile Dermatomyositis research committee of the Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA, the North American pediatric rheumatology network). She also serves as a member of scientific advisory committee for the International Myositis Assessment & Clinical Studies Group (IMACS) and on the Cure JM Medical Advisory Board (MAB).

Susan is speaking at

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prairie Ballroom

Speakers

  • Jim Minow (Speaker) Executive Director, Cure JM
  • Andrew Heaton, PhD (Speaker) Chief Scientific Officer, Cure JM
  • Charlly Kao, PhD (Speaker) Senior Scientist, Center for Applied Genomics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Lisa G. Rider, MD (Speaker) Deputy Chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and Chairman, Cure JM Medical Advisory Board, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  • Ann Reed, MD (Speaker) Duke University School of Medicine Chair of the Department of Pediatrics
  • Susan Kim, MD, MMSc (Speaker) Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics
  • Brian Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Speaker) Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, and the DLSPH University of Toronto Head, Division of Rheumatology SickKids, University of Toronto Head, Division of Rheumatology SickKids
  • Lauren Pachman, MD (Speaker) Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

This general session will review what Cure JM Foundation is doing to improve the lives of families battling JM; from the latest research being funded to advancing new Centers of Excellence in JM Research to build awareness of JM. This session will also include insights from the top JM researchers.

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
CC 280

Speaker

  • Susan Kim, MD, MMSc (Speaker) Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

This panel will share their knowledge of the treatments available to JM patients and their possible side effects.

Teens Young Adults Parents Grandparents
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CC 282

Speaker

  • Susan Kim, MD, MMSc (Speaker) Associate Professor, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics,, University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics

Description

Authors: Everyone except Children 13 and younger

This panel will share their knowledge of the treatments available to JM patients and their possible side effects.

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