Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS

Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS

American Urological Association

Denver, Colorado

Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS, is president of the South Central Section of the American Urological Association (SCSAUA), editor-in-chief of AUA NEWS in Portuguese, and associate editor of the Journal of Urology Plus and the Patient Safety in Surgery Journal. Dr. Kim previously served at Denver Health Medical Center where he was chief of urology and has also played a pivotal role in enhancing urological resident rotations by serving as the site residency director and significantly enhancing diversity and inclusion. Dr. Kim earned his MD from the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in São Paolo, Brazil. He was a trauma research fellow at the University of Colorado (CU) Health Sciences Center in Denver and completed an internship in general surgery at the CU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Kim also completed general surgery training at Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine in Illinois and a fellowship in endourology and laparoscopy at the Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland.

Dr. Kim is active in the AUA as part of their leadership program, served as their host country liaison, and was awarded their Presidential Citation for his international relations and contributions to minimally invasive urological surgery. Dr. Kim served as president of the SCSAUA. He also received the Presidential Juscelino Kubitschek Medal from the Society of Brazilian Urology, the Ernest E. Moore Trauma Award, and the Societá Italiana di Urologia International Guest Recognition.

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Talks by Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS

Culture of Patient Safety

Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS, reviews the historical events contributing to the emergence of patient safety as a healthcare discipline. He describes efforts in the urologic field, specifically from the American Urological Association (AUA), to advance the culture of patient safety.

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Culture of Patient Safety

Fernando J. Kim MD, MBA, FACS, explains the evolution patient safety culture since the 1980s, when public concerns arose regarding anesthesia complications. He highlights points from the American Urological Association’s (AUA’s) University Core Curriculum “Ethics” webpage, emphasizing organization, environmental control, and communication.

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