Associate Professor of Teaching
Lead, Midwifery Continuing Professional Development
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Kim began her career as a nurse and became a midwife in 1996, after 16 years of nursing practice. She started teaching at UBC in 2004 and became a tenure-track instructor in the UBC Midwifery Program in 2014 and an Associate Professor of Teaching in 2019. She is also an Associate Member of the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Kim is a gifted educator and a strong advocate for the midwifery profession, serving on many provincial and national boards. She was the 2nd president of the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) and served for two terms. She was also the first Head of Midwifery in the Fraser Health Authority, the largest health authority in British Columbia. In 2017 UBC CPD established a formal CPD program for midwifery in partnership with the Midwives Association of BC, the UBC Midwifery Program, and the BC College of Nurses and Midwives. Her interests include normal birth, evidence informed care, risk management, neonatal and maternal emergency care, and knowledge translation through simulation-based learning.

Education
University of Alberta, Master of Nursing
University of Alberta, Certificate in Midwifery
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Centennial College, Nursing Diploma
Lactation Consultant, IBCLE International Board Certificate
George Brown College, Operating Room Nursing Specialty Certificate
Humber College, Coronary Care Nursing Specialty Certificate
Courses
MIDW 205 Midwifery Theory for Primary Care
MIDW 240 Core Midwifery Clinical Care
Professional Affiliations
Multi-jurisdictional Midwifery Bridging Program, Project Lead
Fraser Health Authority, Division Head, Midiwfery
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Council Member
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, Chair, Registered Midwives Committee
Canadian Pediatric Society, Member & Liason, National NRP Steering Committee
Midwives Association of British Columbia, Chair, Emergency Skills for Midwives Program
College of Midwives of British Columbia, Member, Standards Committee
Perinatal Services BC, Member, NRP/ACORN Steering Committee
Perinatal Services BC, Member, Guideline Committee
International Confederation of Midwives, Education Standards Committee