Faculty at the Institute for Aging Research

Dae Kim, M.D., M.P.H.

Staff Geriatrician, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Institute for Aging Research
1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131
(617) 632-8696


2001 M.D. Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2005 M.P.H. Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
2008 Residency, Internal Medicine Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
2014 Sc.D.(expected), Epidemiology Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

As a geriatrician and clinical investigator, Dr. Kim’s research focuses on developing practical algorithms to facilitate personalized clinical decision-making in older adults.  One of his research interests is to develop prognostic models for activity of daily living disability that may be more meaningful than mortality for many older individuals.  Another complementary area is to predict individuals’ response or risk-benefit profile to a treatment.  Especially, Dr. Kim is interested in using functional outcomes and disability as main measures of treatment effectiveness in older adults with advanced cardiovascular disease.  He wants to redefine more patient-centered clinical endpoints and develop alternative methods to evaluate heterogeneity of treatment effects.

Dr. Kim participates in formal and informal clinical and research teaching activities for Harvard Medical School students, medicine residents, and geriatrics fellows at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  He also mentors research fellows and leads two workshops in the Program in Clinical Effectiveness course at Harvard School of Public Health.

Selected Publications.

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