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Jessica Kim, MD
Jessica Kim, MD
Graduated - Class of 2020

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIGS) Fellowship ‐ Beth Israel Lahey

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, healthcare technology, health disparities, reproductive justice, social determinants of health, reproductive infectious diseases




Institution Degree Field of Study
2021 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2017 University of California, San Francisco MD Medicine
2010 Massachusetts Institute of Technology BS Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Applied International Studies

Research & Professional Experience

2014-2015 Proctor Foundation Research Associate, UCSF
2010-2012 Macklis Lab Research Assistant, Harvard University
2010-2011 Opera of the Future Media Director, MIT Media Lab
2007-2009 Gabrieli Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant, MIT
2008 RIKEN Brain Science Institute Research Assistant


Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2020 Outstanding Minimally Invasive Surgery Resident Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
2019 Mt. Zion Health Fund Research Grant
2019 Outstanding Resident Teacher, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
2017 Alpha Omega Alpha Candidate, UCSF
2009 MIT Undergraduate Research Award

Oral Presentations

Kim J, Qureshy Z, Lazar A, Chen LL, Jacoby A, Opoku-Anane J, Lager J. Rethinking Disparities in Minimally Invasive Myomectomy. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL). October 2020

Kim J, Movilla P, Lager J. Pregnancy Outcomes and Placenta Accreta Spectrum After Myomectomy by Route. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL). September, 2019.

Poster Presentations

Kim JS, Movilla P, Lager JA. Association Between Myomectomy and Placenta Accreta Spectrum. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Global Congress. Vancouver, BC. November 2019.

Kim JS, Weigel G, Lager JA. Laparoscopic Myomectomy: A Teaching Video for Medical Students. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Global Congress. November 2019.

Kim JS, Blauvelt CA, Teal EN. Targeted Interventions to Increase Postpartum Anticoagulation. Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting. La Jolla, CA September 2019.

Korenaga T, Kim JS, Pierson W, Yoshida E, Chen LM. Brachytherapy Facility Case Volume Does Not Affect Overall Survival. Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. June 2019.

Kim JS, Amza A, Kadri B, Lietman T. Individual Risk Factors for Trachoma from a Cluster-Randomized Trial in Niger. Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Boston, MA. March 2015.

King LW, Palti D, Perea M, Kim JS, Huang C, Gabrieli J. Selectivity of Visual Word Form Area is Dependent on Attention and Reading Skill.  Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Davis, CA. March 2009.


Kim JS, Oldenburg CE, Cooley G, et al. Community-Level Chlamydial Serology for Assessing Trachoma Elimination in Trachoma-Endemic Niger. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jan 28;13(1):e0007127. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007127. eCollection 2019 Jan. PMID 30689671.

Ray KJ, Cotter SY, Arzika AM, KIM J, Boubacar N, Zhou Z, Zhong L, Porco TC, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Doan T. High-throughput Sequencing of Pooled Samples to Determine Community-Level Microbiome Diversity. Ann Epidemiol. 2019 Nov;39:63-68. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.09.002. Epub 2019 Sep 20. PMID 31635933.

Deiner MS, Fathy C, Kim JS, et al. Facebook and Twitter vaccine sentiment in response to measles outbreaks. Health Informatics J. 2019 Sep;25(3):1116-1132. doi: 10.1177/1460458217740723. Epub 2017 Nov 17. PMID 29148313.