Won Young Kim

Department of Emergency Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Won Young Kim is the professor of department of Emergency Medicine at the Asan Medical Center. He graduated from Chosun University as MD (1998), Ulsan University as PhD (2004), Specialist in Emergency Medicine (2003), and Intensive Care Specialist (2009). Won Young Kim is Board member of the Korean Academy Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Korean Academy Society of Clinical Toxicology, the Korean Academy Society of Traumatology, and the Korean Academy Society of Emergency Medicine. He is the director of the Korean Society of Emergency Medicine, of the Korean Hypothermia Society, and of the Korean Shock Society. He is also a distinguished member and consultant of many scientific committees and decision-making organizations dedicated to diagnosis, treatment, and research in the field of post-cardiac arrest care and shock management. Won Young Kim authored more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in sepsis and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. He also developed a sonographic technique for assessing ventilatory weaning failure which has been applied extensively in clinical field. Currently he is the director of Emergency Medicine of the Asan Medical Center, and served on the editorial board of Journal of the Korean Society of Emergency Medicine and of Clinical and Experimental Emergency Medicine.