After completing her PhD, Dr. Kim worked as scientific officer for 7 years in the Medical Device Safety Bureau at the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in Korea. She then accepted a post-doc fellowship in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University and was recruited to join the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UC San Diego in 2009.
She currently serves as a reviewer on American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). For the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), she is a member of the Calibration Laboratory Accreditation Executive Committee and subcommittee, Task Group 262, Task Group 275, Task Group 292, working group on RO-ILS and a chair of Working Group on Prevention of Errors in Radiation Oncology. Also she serves as a physics committee member of the Radiosurgery Society.
Dr. Kim serves as the Senior Associate Division Director for Clinical Physics Operations and Technical Chief for Central Nervous System (CNS) and her primary research focuses on implementing novel treatment techniques, patient safety, and improvements in intracranial radiosurgery procedure.