David Kim, M.D.

David Kim, MD is Chief Executive Officer for the MemorialCare Medical Foundation, a physician organization and part of the not-for-profit MemorialCare Health Systems; a leading Southern California integrated health care delivery system.  In his role as CEO, he oversees a network of 110 primary care physicians and over 700 contracted or employed specialist physicians spanning the five-hospital MemorialCare system. He has extensive firsthand experience in physician leadership, implementation of Electronic Health Records for physician groups, performance improvement, and developing and running utilization management programs, disease management programs, and physician compensation systems.

Prior to joining MemorialCare, he lead the Clinical Network division of Providence, a $24 billion health system based in Renton, Washington. Spanning seven states across the Western U.S., Providence includes 52 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a diverse family of Catholic, other faith-based and mission-driven secular organizations dedicated to enhancing the overall health of the communities served.   As Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of the Providence Clinical Network, Dr. Kim leads what was formerly known as Physician Enterprise (medical groups across Providence), the Ambulatory Care Network (same day care including urgent care, ExpressCare, ambulatory surgery and imaging, and partnerships, i.e., Walgreens), and the Clinical Institutes (focused hubs of care, coordination and research for select specialty areas).

A family medicine physician by training and now respected physician leader, Dr. Kim has served in several leadership roles across Providence, including Chief Medical Officer and Chief Executive for Providence Medical Foundation – Orange County and High Desert region, where he partnered with physicians and administrators to help grow Providence into one of the largest physician practice management organizations in California.

Dr. Kim received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Medicine and served his residency at Northridge Hospital Medical Center. He holds a master’s degree in applied physiology from the Chicago Medical School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and biology from Northwestern University. Originally from Chicago, Dr. Kim now resides in Tustin, California with his wife of 15 years and three daughters.