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S. Joseph Kim

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)
Associate Lead

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Western
  • Kidney, Dialysis & Transplantation Research Program



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  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • PhD, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • MSc, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • MD, University of Toronto

Research Focus

  • Kidney and urinary tract disorders
  • Transplantation
  • Outcomes research
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Statistics and research methods

Other Affiliations

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Staff Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology and the Kidney Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Board of Directors, Canadian Society of Transplantation

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Clinician-Scientist Award

    2008: Awarded to Dr. S. Joseph Kim by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

  • Dr. Leen Paul Kidney Transplantation Fellowship

    2004: Awarded to Dr. S. Joseph Kim by the Kidney Foundation of Canada

  • Biomedical Fellowship

    2003: Awarded to Dr. S. Joseph Kim by the Kidney Foundation of Canada

Recent ICES Publications

Promoting deceased organ and tissue donation registration in family physician waiting rooms (RegisterNow-1): a pragmatic stepped-wedge, cluster randomized controlled registry trial

Li AH, Garg AX, Grimshaw JM, Prakash V, Dunnett AJ, Dixon SN, Taljaard M, Mitchell J, Naylor KL, Faulds C, Bevan R, Getchell L, Knoll G, Kim SJ, Sontrop J, Tong A, Bjerre LM, Hyjek K, Currie D, Edwards S, Sullivan M, Harvey-Rioux L, Presseau J. BMC Med. 2022; 20(1):75. Epub 2022 Mar 3. DOI:

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