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Joseph Kim, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology); Director, Prostate Cancer Research; Lecture Coordinator in Hematology/Oncology, Yale Affiliated Hospital Program

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Joseph Kim, MD

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Dr. Joseph Kim is a board-certified medical oncologist and a Director of the Prostate Cancer Research Program for Prostate and Urological Cancers DART of Yale Cancer Center. He is a recipient of the Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and a recipient of other awards from Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr. Kim has led several peer-reviewed, NCI-sponsored, investigator-initiated clinical trials in prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and other solid tumors as a study chair.

Dr. Joseph Kim serves as an author/editor of the genitourinary (GU) cancers chapter of ASCO-SEP, an educational textbook for medical oncologists, and a co-editor of the GU cancers section of a peer-reviewed journal, Current Oncology Report, and ad hoc reviewer of multiple oncology journals. He has been invited as a speaker for numerous international and national academic conferences including GU Cancers Symposium, ASCO Annual Meeting, CTEP/ NCI meeting, ASCO Direct highlights, International Genitourinary Cancer Conference, and many others.

His passion lies in delivering compassionate, patient-centered, and evidence-based care for patients with genitourinary cancer including prostate cancer, bladder, and other urinary tract cancer, testicular cancer, and penile cancer. He is also passionate about developing and executing hypothesis-driven clinical trials of novel therapies in GU cancers and other solid tumors.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    National Institutes of Health (2013)
  • Resident
    Emory University School of Medicine (2010)
  • MD
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2007)
  • BA
    Covenant College, Biology, Pre-Medicine (2001)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award (CCITLA)NCI2021
Young Investigator AwardConquer Cancer Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology2013
Merit AwardConqer Cancer Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology2013

Professional Service

ASCO-SEPEditor2021 - Present
Frontiers OncologyReviewer2019 - Present
Current Oncology ReportsEditor2015 - Present
American Association for Cancer ResearchMember2014 - Present
Society of Immunotherapy of CancerMember2013 - Present
American Society of Clinical OncologyMember2010 - Present

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